How Do I Answer That? Using Evidence-Based Medicine as a Preceptor


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Target Audience

DMU preceptors and clinical instructors.


  1. Define the four steps of evidence-based medicine: asking answerable clinical questions, acquiring the evidence, applying the evidence, and appraising the evidence.
  2. Learn how to classify information resources into a hierarchy of appraised evidence.
  3. Practice writing focused and clinically answerable questions using PICO.

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Hutchinson, Natalie-40485

Natalie Hutchinson, MSLIS
Director of Library Services, Des Moines University

Hines, Rebecca-58422

Rebecca Hines, MLIS
Education Librarian and Assistant Professor, Des Moines University

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  • 0.75 CE Contact Hour(s)
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  • 0.75 CE Contact Hour(s)


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