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From Problem to Prevention: Evidence-Based Public Health

Class Details

This class is offered in Webex.

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. Advanced level continuing education hours are 0.
Please note: you may only receive CHES CECH for this session if you have not previously received credit for attending this course or watching the recording of this course.

Class Date:
Region/Office: National, MAR
Dec 10, 2020
2:00PM - 3:00PM ET
Instructor(s):
Kelsey Cowles, MLIS, Academic Coordinator
Contact:
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.
 

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