Online Course
Locating the Knowledge Resources in Evidence Based Practice
Learn how to confidently navigate evidence-based information platforms

1.5-2 hours

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Benita Olivier
Course instructor

Prof. Olivier is a physiotherapist and researcher who focuses on sports injury risk reduction and research capacity development

ReLAB-HS
Course instructor

Learning, Acting and Building for Rehabilitation in Health Systems

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Introduction

Locating the best available evidence related to your clinical question can be challenging. So many resources are available, and it is difficult to know which sources to use and find the time to search for information. A systematic approach will help you with this step of the evidence-based practice process. This course will show you how to navigate evidence-based practice information services.

Aims

This course aims to teach the learner how to effectively use research databases and platforms to find the best available evidence related to their clinical question.

Outline

This course is made up of videos, reading, forum posts and a final quiz. The course content is split into the following sections:

  1. Videos
  2. Reading activity
  3. Quiz

Target audience

This course is aimed at rehabilitation professionals, students and assistants including but not limited to Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Speech and Language Therapists, Rehabilitation Doctors, Rehabilitation Nurses, Prosthetists, Orthotists, Psychologists, Audiologists, Dietetics, Social Workers. Community Health Workers, Nurses or Medical Doctors interested in this subject are also invited to participate.

Practicalities

  • Availability - this course is online and can be completed on your own schedule.
  • Hours of Learning - No deadlines are applied to this course and it can be started and completed in your own time according to your personal schedule. We expect the required elements to take around 1.5-2 hours depending on your schedule and learning style. Additionally there are many optional resources provided and if you choose to review these the course could take longer to complete.
  • Types of Activities - Watching videos, reading, a final quiz and participating in an international discussion forum.
  • Certificates - At the end of the course, when you have completed all of the required elements, you will be able to download a certificate of completion and 1.5 Plus points will be added to your personalised learning dashboard.

Requirements to complete this course

In order to complete this course and receive a course completion certificate plus CEUs/CCUs/CPD points you will need to:

  1. Respect the Plus Community Culture.
  2. Log all the required learning activities as complete (represented by the orange icons!).
  3. Actively and appropriately participate in the course discussions.
  4. Pass a final quiz with a score of 80% or more.
  5. Complete a course evaluation form.

Learning outcomes

At the end of this course you will be able to:

  • explain the locating knowledge resources step in the evidence-based practice process, considering types of research, databases and platforms, as well as database searching
  • describe at least three ways to find full-text papers as part of the evidence-based practice process

Instructor financial and non-financial disclosures

Benita Olivier: No relevant relationships disclosed by instructor.

Accessibility

For special needs or accommodations please contact us with details of how we can meet your needs.