EBP Resources

Sharpen your skills and knowledge in EBP

Resources for learning, teaching and broadening understanding and skills of evidence-based practice. These resources include a diverse range of tasks, activities, assessments, tutorials and more. Each resource addresses one or many of the five steps of the evidence-based process (ask, acquire, appraise, apply and audit).

The site has a special page dedicated to resources that are Case Studies or worked examples of the EBP Process. Click here for the list of EBP Case Studies.

Use the 'Audience' filter to refine the list for your purpose (student, teacher or optometrist).

Use the 'EBP process' filter to find resouces that address a particular step in the process of implementing EBP in optometry.

Duration EBP process Author
Answering Clinical Questions 5 mins EBP Resource, Step 1 - Ask, Step 2 - Acquire Isabelle Jalbert
ARVO abstracts assessment task 5 mins EBP Resource, Step 1 - Ask, Step 2 - Acquire Barbara Junghans
Ask, Acquire, Appraise 4 mins EBP Resource, Step 1 - Ask, Step 2 - Acquire, Step 3 - Appraise Catherine Suttle
Barriers to EBP Task 15 mins EBP Resource, Step 1 - Ask, Step 2 - Acquire, Step 3 - Appraise, Step 4 - Apply, Step 5 - Audit Catherine Suttle
Centre for Evidence-based Medicine (CEBM) 20 mins+ EBP Resource, Step 1 - Ask, Step 2 - Acquire, Step 3 - Appraise, Step 4 - Apply, Step 5 - Audit Centre for Evidence-based Medicine
Cochrane Eyes and Vision Group 15 mins+ EBP Resource, Step 2 - Acquire, Step 3 - Appraise Cochrane Eye and Vision Group
EBP Interest Group Introductory meeting October 2013 30 mins EBP Resource, Step 1 - Ask, Step 2 - Acquire Isabelle Jalbert
How to use your PICO question to search effectively 10 mins EBP Resource, Step 1 - Ask, Step 2 - Acquire Elizabeth Murray
Introduction to EBP in Optometry 60 mins EBP Resource, Step 1 - Ask, Step 2 - Acquire, Step 3 - Appraise, Step 4 - Apply, Step 5 - Audit Robert Jacobs
Joanna Briggs Institute 30 mins EBP Resource, Step 2 - Acquire, Step 3 - Appraise, Step 4 - Apply Joanna Briggs Institute
Journal links for eye care and vision 5 mins EBP Resource, Step 2 - Acquire Isabelle Jalbert, Catherine Suttle and Elizabeth Murray
Research databases to search for studies in eye health 5 mins EBP Resource, Step 2 - Acquire Elizabeth Murray and Isabelle Jalbert
Searching using PICO searches in databases 10 mins EBP Resource, Step 2 - Acquire Catherine Suttle
Searching using the MeSH vocabulary in PubMED and Medline 15 mins EBP Resource, Step 2 - Acquire National Library of Medicine and National Institute of Health
Students 4 Best Evidence website 20 mins EBP Resource, Step 1 - Ask, Step 2 - Acquire, Step 3 - Appraise, Step 4 - Apply, Step 5 - Audit Students 4 Best Evidence
Syntheses and Summaries links for eye health professionals 5 mins EBP Resource, Step 2 - Acquire Isabelle Jalbert and Elizabeth Murray
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