201718 Evidence-based Public Health: Case studies with solutions

Saturday, November 7, 2009: 11:25 AM

Cynthia Kahn, MILS, MPH, AHIP , Himmelfarb Library, George Washington University, Washington, DC
Effective evidence-based thinking can only occur when the professional recognizes the need for the evidence. By focusing on case studies, the course will identify the process and method of evidence-based thinking and evidence-based practice. The instructor will engage students in a conversation about evidence-based materials, and discuss the challenges and advantages of applying the concept to public health questions.

Learning Objectives:
Describe the role of evidence-based public health in public health practice Apply evidence-based public health standards to distinguish reliable and trustworthy information on the Internet Construct a strategic and valuable search strategy Formulate effective searches in response to case studies presented in class using the principles and skills demonstrated throughout the course

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I regularly instruct public health workers, faculty and students about the concepts of evidence-based public health. Additionally, I have created instructional materials for such courses.
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.