Defining Evidence

Fee:None
Length: 20 minutes
Description:This module provides an overview of evidence-based practice and describes the different categories of evidence-based approaches.
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Content for this training module was developed in partnership with the UNC Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention.
UNC Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention

Learning Objectives

Training Personnel

Author and Narrator:

Kasey Decosimo, MPH

NCIPH Reviewers:

Tanya Montoya, MPH, MCHES

Avia Mainor, MPH

Subject Matter Expert Reviewer:

Jennifer Leeman, DrPH, MDIV, Assistant Professor, School of Nursing, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

The author(s) and reviewer(s) of this training have no personal financial relationships with commercial interests relevant to this presentation to disclose. Author, narrator, reviewer affiliations listed were current at the time of training development.

Competencies and Capability Functions Addressed

This training addresses selected applied epidemiology, core public health, and public health preparedness and response competencies and public health preparedness capability functions. (Please note: The competencies included on this site are just a few of the public health competencies which have been established. Training participants may find alignment between this training and other competency sets not included on this site.)

Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals Tier 1
1A14. Describes how evidence (e.g., data, findings reported in peer-reviewed literature) is used in decision making (1: Analytical/Assessment Skills)
6A6. Describes evidence used in developing, implementing, evaluating, and improving policies, programs, and services (6: Public Health Science Skills)

References

Jacobs JA, Jones E, Gabella BA, Spring B, Brownson RC. (2012). Tools for Implementing an Evidence-Based Approach in Public Health Practice. Prev Chronic Dis, 9:110324.

Brownson RC, Baker EA, Leet TL, Gillespie KN. (2003). Evidence-Based Public Health. New York: Oxford University Press.

Brownson RC, Fielding JE, Maylahn CM. (2009). Evidence-Based Public Health: A fundamental concept for public health practice. Annu. Rev. Public Health, 30:175-201.

National Cancer Institute. Using What Works. http://cancercontrol.cancer.gov/use_what_works/start.htm. Accessed July 13, 2016.

Lesesne CA, Lewis KM, Moore C, Fisher D, Green D, Wandersman A. (2007). Promoting science-based approaches to teen pregnancy prevention using Getting to Outcomes. Unpublished manual.

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