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.

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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
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
BMJ How to Read a Paper series 60 mins EBP Resource, Step 3 - Appraise Trish Greenhalgh
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
Critical Appraisal Tool 60 mins EBP Resource, Step 3 - Appraise Rachel Thompson
EBP Interest Group Workshop on Critical Appraisal 30 minutes EBP Resource, Step 3 - Appraise Isabelle Jalbert
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
Medical Statistics Tutorial 30+ mins EBP Resource, Step 3 - Appraise Rachel Thompson, Mike Bennett, Ed Loughman.
PEDro-P Scale for Critical Appraisal of Group Comparison Studies 10 mins+ EBP Resource, Step 3 - Appraise Leanne Togher, Elizabeth Murray, Kate Smith and Melissa Brunner
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
The RoBIN-T scale for rating single case designs 20 mins EBP Resource, Step 3 - Appraise Leanne Togher
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