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
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
Recognition of the Need for an Evidence-based Approach to Ophthalmic Practice 15 mins EBP Resource Catherine Suttle
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
The Cochrane Collaboration 15 mins EBP Resource Catherine Suttle
The RoBIN-T scale for rating single case designs 20 mins EBP Resource, Step 3 - Appraise Leanne Togher
Validation of a modified Fresno Test 20 mins EBP Resource Taghreed Alnahedh, Catehrine Suttle, Rachel Thompson, Leanne Togher and Isabelle Jalbert
Viva La Evidence 4 mins EBP Resource Kool Skool & the Rock Collective

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