CT-RI PHTC: Evidence-Based Public Health: Identifying and Using Information Resources
 Course ID: 1033180
 Format: Webstream/Archived Webcast (Online)
 Clinical / Non-Clinical: Non Clinical
 Course Number:
 Cost (US$): 0.00
 Credit Type(s): none
 Certificate: CT RI PHTC Webinar
Course Description:

Evidence-Based Public Health: Identifying and Using Information Resources

Webinar Recorded on April 3, 2012

Run time: Approximately 57 minutes

 

Public health evidence-based practice involves using the best available evidence to make informed public health practice decisions. The webinar will introduce the concepts of evidence-based public health (EBPH) and provide an overview of resources that are online and freely accessible to the public health workforce. Resources highlighted will include evidence-based guidelines, systematic reviews, formulated literature searches, best and promising practices, and additional sources of evidence available from the Partners in Information Access for the Public Health Workforce, PHPartners.org.

 

Learning Objectives

  1. Understand the characteristics of evidence-based public health (EBPH)
  2. Describe at least three different types of evidence that can be used to support public health practice questions.
  3. Identify at least three online public health resources available for free.

 

Presenter:

Hathy Simpson, Public Health Information Specialist the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM), UMass Medical School. She focuses on development of web-based resources to promote access to public health information and providing training on finding and using evidence-based public health information resources. Currently, Hathy is working on the development and content management of the portal for Partners in Information Access for the Public Health Workforce, PHPartners.org She is the former Public Health Coordinator for the NNLM for the New England Region and Project Coordinator for the Evidence-Based Practice for Public Health Project funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Information Center and based at the Lamar Soutter Library, University of Massachusetts Medical School. She holds a B.A. in biology from Colby College and a M.P.H. from the University of Connecticut Health Center.

Subject Area(s):
Informatics / Technology
Performance / Quality Improvement
Audience(s):
General Public Health Staff
Background/Role(s):
Administrators / Directors / Managers
Senior Level-non supervisory staff
Course Language(s):
English
Course Level: Introductory
Core Competencies:
Tier One
    Analytic / Assessment Skills
       Identifies sources of public health data and information
Tier One
    Policy Development / Program Planning Skills
       Gathers information relevant to specific public health policy issues
       Gathers information that will inform policy decisions
Registration Required Outside of TRAIN: no
Registration Restrictions:
Sponsor: CT-RI Public Health Training Center
Accreditations: none
Special Notes:
Course Contacts
Name: Anjuli Bodyk
Phone: 203-737-6264
email: anjuli.bodyk@yale.edu
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November 25, 2013
Extremely informative and very helpful.
 
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