Identifying Evidence-Based Practices: A Guide to Searching the Literature



Primary Competency

Public Health Sciences Skills

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As someone committed to improving the health of your community, or a particular population group, you want to know which interventions are proven to work. But how do you know?

This online module will lead participants through the process used in systematic reviews and identifies key practice-relevant resources that summarize the literature on effective public health interventions. Learners will explore different sources of evidence, focusing on systematic reviews as a tool to efficiently identify public health interventions that are proven to be effective. Also included is guidance for finding and reviewing other sources of evidence when systematic reviews are outdated, or are not available for a particular topic area or population.

This module provides an in-depth introduction to key online resources to guide the selection of evidence-based interventions including The Community Guide, PH Partners, What Works for Health, and others.

Learning Objectives
  1. Describe the process used in systematic reviews

  2. Identify key web resources for systematic reviews of public health practices, including The Community Guide

  3. Identify resources that assist in searching and summarizing the scientific literature

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