Date Developed: 4/3/2012. Source: National Network of Libraries of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School. Presenter(s): Hathy Simpson, BA. Type: Webinar. Level: Advanced Intermediate. Length: 57 minutes.
Public health evidence-based practice involves using the best available evidence to make informed public health practice decisions. The webinar introduces the concepts of evidence-based public health (EBPH) and provides an overview of resources that are online and freely accessible to the public health workforce. Resources highlighted include evidence-based guidelines, systematic reviews, formulated literature searches, best and promising practices, and additional sources of evidence available from the Partners in Information Access for the Public Health Workforce, PHPartners.org.
• Understand the characteristics of evidence-based public health (EBPH)
• Describe at least three different types of evidence that can be used to support public health practice questions.
• Identify at least three online public health resources available for free.