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From Problem to Prevention: Evidence-Based Public Health

Class Details

Sponsored by The National Network of Libraries of Medicine- Middle Atlantic Region, a designated provider of contact hours (CECH) in health education credentialing by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc., this program is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES) to receive up to 1 total Category I contact education contact hour.

Class Date:
Region/Office: National, NER
Jun 24, 2020
2:00PM ET
Instructor(s):
Sarah Levin-Lederer, MPH, Education and Outreach Coordinator
Continuing Education Credits: 
1

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.

Course last updated October 2018.

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