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From Problem to Prevention: Evidence-Based Public Health

Abstract

Curious about evidence-based public health (EBPH) but not sure where to start? This class will explain the basics of evidence-based public health (EBPH) and highlight essentials of the EBPH process such as identifying the problem, forming a question, searching the literature, and evaluating the intervention.  The purpose of this class is to provide an introduction to the world of evidence based public health and to give those already familiar with EBPH useful information that can be applied in their practices.

Objectives

Participants will be able to:

  • 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

Course Materials

Continuing Education

  • This course has been approved for 3 and 4 hours of Medical Library Association Continuing Education.

Instructors

South Central Region

Naomi Gonzales, Public Health Coordinator, ,

Developer

Naomi Gonzales, Public Health Coordinator, National Network of Libraries of Medicine, South Central Region