Evidence Based Medicine

This module will assess your knowledge of typical clinical data presented in clinical trials, and on successful completion of all 10 questions, you'll be awarded with a one hour CPD Certificate.

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Resource Overview

Evidence-based practice is a growing component of our ability to deliver high quality clinical services. Based on our knowledge of and interpretation of studies, we are able to continually deliver care to the highest of standards. The interpretation of the wealth of published clinical data is therefore important to ensure the correct incorporation of change into our practice. Thus, understanding the basics of the evidence that is produced from published clinical data in essence should enable us to remain contemporary and skilled.

Once you successfully complete all 10 self-assessment questions - and achieve the minimum pass rate of 60% - you'll be awarded with a downloadable one hour CPD Certificate, which you can print or upload to your CPD Portfolio.

Aims and Objectives

On completion of this module, you will have a better understanding of the following:

  • The definition and interpretation of typical terms used in data presentation such as sensitivity, specificity, Number Needed to Treat, Absolute and Relative Risk Reduction
  • The presentation of data in graphical form such as Kaplan-Meier Curves, Forest Plots
  • The types of trials used in clinical studies and their utility
  • Interpreting p values and statistical significance

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