Basic concepts in EBM

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Activities to introduce concepts of EBM, shared decision making and minimally disruptive medicine. The different study types are also discussed.

  • Format Lessons
  • Language/s English
  • Target Audience Further education
  • EBM Stage 0 - Why EBM?
  • Duration >15 mins
  • Difficulty Introductory

Key Concepts addressed


This is a description of a course for 8-24 students, comprising 5 different activities.  Duration: 1 hour.

Theme: Basic concepts

Objectives: A the end of the session participants will be able to:

  • give the definition of EBM
  • explain the steps of EBM
  • identify different study types.

Beside each educational activity you will see to which EBM step it refers (ASK, ACQUIRE, APPRAISE, APPLY) and the goal intended, either, increase knowledge, influence attitudes or specific skill development.

Also available in French.


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Paul Glasziou 04:33am Sun 11 Nov 2018

Nice 1-hour package of EBM using 4 short videos and activities to go through the 4 steps of Ask, Acquire, Appraise, Apply.

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