Teaching Evidence-Based Practice
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|Dates||Mon 10 to Fri 14 Nov 2014|
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This module is designed for all health care professionals, who have knowledge of critical appraisal and experience in practicing evidence-based health care, and who want to explore issues around teaching. Students will learn in small groups and be facilitated to practice and develop their skills in teaching evidence-based practice. Participants will also learn educational strategies to develop a curriculum and design evaluation.
The last date for receipt of complete applications is Friday 24th October 2014. Regrettably, late applications cannot be accepted.
DescriptionBy the end of this module students will:
- Formulate clear answerable questions and teach on this subject
- Understand search strategies and be familiar with different resources
- Critically appraise a range of study types
- Teach an aspect of critical appraisal effectively and with confidence
- Understand the elements of systematic reviews
- Understand the implications of qualitative research methods and its impact in terms of applying the evidence
- Understand the range of study designs and appraisals techniques required to teach evidence-based health care
- Teach an aspect of biostatistics in health care
- Understand the components of an effective curriculum for evidence-based practice
Teaching will be addressed through the exploration of different educational models for teaching evidence-based practice and identification and discussion of issues of pedagogy, curriculum design development and maintenance. The aim will be to promote the teaching of evidence-based health care at your home institution
Personal Development will be addressed by offering guidance and help in extending and advancing participants’ existing critical appraisal and teaching skills.
The TEBP sessions advocate small group learning
- Sackett, D.L. et al. (2000). Evidence-Based Medicine: How to Practice and Teach EBM. Churchill Livingstone.
- Heneghan, C. and Badenoch, D. (2006) Evidence-Based Medicine Toolkit, 2nd Ed. WileyBlackwell.
- Goldacre, B. (2009) Bad Science. HarperPerennial.
Prof Carl Heneghan
Role: Module Coordinator
Assessment will be based on submission of a written assignment which should not exceed 4,000 words.
Accommodation is available at the Rewley House Residential Centre, within the Department for Continuing Education, in central Oxford.
Details of funding opportunities, including grants, bursaries, loans, scholarships and benefit information are available on our financial assistance page.
Apply for this course
To apply for the course you should:
- be a graduate or have successfully completed a professional training course
- have at least two years' professional work experience in the health service or a health-related field
- identify a work based problem for which you will be seeking evidence
- be able to combine intensive classroom learning with the application of the principles and practices of evidence-based health care within the work place
- have a good working knowledge of email, internet, word processing and Windows applications (for communications with course members, course team and administration)
- show evidence of the ability to commit time to study and an employer's commitment to make time available to study, complete course work and attend course and university events and modules.
You can apply for this course in the following ways:
- Apply by post, email or fax
- Application form .