Learning resources for evidence users

Using Cochrane Reviews in real life

This is a recording of the Cochrane Canada Webinar with Anne Lyddiatt, a Cochrane Consumer Representative and a National Trainer with the Patient Partners in Arthritis Program. How does a consumer use Cochrane Reviews when communicating with health care professionals and making health care decisions? In this webinar, an active consumer who is involved and contributes to Cochrane Reviews, will share her experience, including tips and strategies for using the information found in Cochrane Reviews and decision aids. Registration to Cochrane is required

Understanding Research Evidence (11 Videos)

Understanding and interpreting research evidence is an important part of practicing evidence-informed public health. You need to understand some basic concepts. This series of short videos explains some important terms that you are likely to encounter when looking at research evidence. To access the videos, click here.

Evidence-informed Public Health series hosted by Donna Ciliska I (8 Videos) 

Evidence-Informed Public Health (EIPH) is the process of finding, appraising, distilling and disseminating the best available evidence from research – both quantitative and qualitative research – and using that evidence to inform and improve health policy. These videos describe each of NCCMT's recommended seven steps involved in the EIPH process. To access the videos, click here.

Online modules: Evidence-based decision making

These open access modules have been developed by the National Collaborating Centre for Methods and Tools  learning centre in Canada to support the process of evidence-informed public health. Available modules include: Introduction to evidence-Informed decision making; quantitative research designs; searching; critical appraisal of guidelines; critical appraisal of systematic review; critical appraisal of qualitative studies; critical appraisal of intervention studies and implementing knowledge translation strategies in public health, among other. For more information on the learning centre and the services and options offered, click here

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