From Problem to Prevention: Evidence-Based Public Health

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Date Developed: 3/24/2017. Source: National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Greater Midwest Region. Presenter(s): Derek Johnson, MLIS. Type: Webcast. Level: Introductory. Length: 60 minutes.


This introductory webinar provides attendees with a basic definition and framework for evidence-based public health. Special attention is paid to three of the seven steps: Community Assessment, Determining What is Known in the Literature, and Evaluating the Program or Policy. Free resources are presented that can assist practitioners with these specific steps of the evidence-based public health framework. yyy

Learning Objectives

• Define and describe evidence-based public health.

• Identify a public health need and formulate an answerable question.

• Locate and search applicable literature and resources.

• Understand the importance of evaluation and locate helpful resources.

Special Instructions

Registration required before accessing this course.

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UE8MC25742; MCH Navigator for $180,000/year. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.