MLA Satellite Teleconference
Evidence-Based Health Care in Action
Part I. What is Evidence-based Health Care (EBHC)
Presentation by Rosanne Leipzig, M.D., and Jean Sullivant
History of EBHC Movement
EBHC in Action (process of life-long, problem-base learning)
* Using a video case study of working through a clinical question using a variety of services illustrating how these 5 steps evolve.
- Converting information needs into focused questions
- Efficiently tracking down the best evidence
- Critically appraising the evidence for validity and clinical usefulness
- Applying the results in clinical practice
- Evaluating performance of the evidence
Importance of Systematic Reviews, Practice Guidelines, Meta-analyses
Show how the individuals work in part D3 is related to and has evolved into the creation of systematic reviews, meta-analyses, etc. which assist others in evaluating the information.
Question and Answer Period
Part II. Librarians Roles in EBHC
What is the Librarian's Role in EBHC
Dr. David Slawson
The Librarian's Role from a MD's point-of-view
Librarians as the Teacher in the EBHC Process
Two types: teaching practitioners and curriculum-integrated instruction for health professional students
Clinical Search Filters
From creating effective search strategies to participation in Cochrane work to EBEM Review Panel, etc.
Carol Scherrer and Dr. Robert Mrtek
Librarians as the Participant in the EBHC Process
Journal Clubs/Morning Report
Part III. Questions and Answer Period
Part IV. Wrap Up
Where do we go from here?
For more information, contact Kathleen Gaydos Combs, MLA's coordinator of continuing education, at 312.419.9094 x29.