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Evidenced Based Outcomes

Evidence Based Outcomes 212
A Primer for the Clinician

3.0

  • Recognize the initiation and growth of evidence-based  (EBP) or evidence informed practice (EIP)
  • Interpret the need to utilize EBP
  • Define EBP.
  • Explain the levels of evidence and applications to practice
  • Contrast EBP/EIP with what is not EBP/EIP and relate to your clinical expertise.
  • Evaluate the research evidence for application to practice
  • Locate the literature that applies to the doctor’s patient
  • Integrate the literature research with their clinical expertise and the patient preferences
  • Recognize patient preferences
  • Distinguish your patients from the benchmarks of care
  • Distinguish the different types of evidence
  • Synthesize EBP/EIP into case studies
  • Implement EBP/EIP procedures to your practice for increased patient compliance,
  • Differentiate individual patient cases with similar diagnoses
  • Identify actions contingent upon the level of evidence

David Taylor, DC, DABCN, FIACN

AudioVisual Course

$60.00 USD

Evidence Based Outcomes 211

Cold and Flu - Vaccinations, Green Tea, Zinc, Probiotics and Neti Pots


2.0

  • Evaluate the effectiveness of the influenza vaccine in healthy adults and children 
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of the influenza vaccine in the elderly 
  • Evaluate the importance of influenza vaccination in those with recent cardiac events 
  • Explain the key elements in the "Tamiflu Controversy" 
  • Discuss limitations to the Tamiflu research base 
  • Discuss limitations to using zinc for the common cold 
  • Evaluate strengths of study design for pragmatic trials 
  • Discuss the effectiveness of using probiotics for the common cold 

Joshua Goldenberg, ND

AudioVisual Course

$40.00 USD

Evidence Based Outcomes 204

Practical Guide to Using Outcome Assessment (Measures) in Your Clinical Practice


1.0

  • Provide a rationale for the use of outcome assessments in practice
  • Survey the recommended outcome assessment measures used by chiropractors and provide a copy or link to download them electronically
  • Describe the recommended outcome measures and provide instruction on how to score them
  • Detail the psychometric properties of the commonly used outcome measures to aid in determining clinically relevant change in patients
  • Indicate which outcome measures to use and when to use them

Dean Smith, DC, PhD

Downloadable Course in PDF
Text

$29.00 USD

Evidence Based Outcomes 202

Evidence Based Practice: Asking the Questions and Searching For Evidence


1.0

  • Define Evidence Based Practice (EBP)
  • Identify problems/obstacles to EBP
  • Outline the process of EBP
  • Learn how to ask good clinical questions: PICO
  • Describe how to search PubMed and learn how PubMed translates a search query
  • Define MeSH terms and describe their use
  • Illustrate how to limit or broaden your search to find the appropriate content
  • Compare the results of boolean operators AND, OR and NOT

Dean Smith, DC, PhD

AudioVisual Course

$20.00 USD

Evidence Based Outcomes 201

Outcomes Assessment in Chiropractic Practice - Reviewing the Current Literature


2.0

  • Assess the current literature on outcomes assessment in chiropractic practice
  • Describe the psychometric properties outcome measures
  • Summarize the utility of patient related outcome measures
  • Outline the various domains of outcome assessments
  • Describe the clinical significance of common patient reported outcome measures
  • Identify guidelines and recommendations for use of outcomes measures in daily practice
  • Identify clinician driven outcome measures and discuss the strength of evidence supporting them along with their clinical significance and utility

Dean Smith, DC, PhD

Downloadable Course in PDF
Text

$40.00 USD