Defining Evidence

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Date Developed: n.a.. Source: University of North Carolina Gillings Shool of Global Public Health. Presenter(s): Kasey Decosimo MPH. Type: n.a.. Level: Introductory. Length: 20 minutes.


This training offered by the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health provides an overview of evidence-based practice and describes the different categories of evidence-based approaches.

Learning Objectives

• Describe evidence-based practice.

• Discuss the Social Ecological Model as a framework for planning evidence-based approaches.

• Describe three main categories of evidence-based approaches: Programs, Policies, and Strategies.

Special Instructions

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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.