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At PenCLAHRC we believe that better health care can be provided to patients by making decisions that are based on evidence.
Our Making Sense of Evidence (MSE) workshops are designed to teach you how to find and use evidence to make effective health and social care decisions.
Sarah Dean, Associate Professor at the University of Exeter Medical School and academic lead for MSE, explains further:
Our workshops are modelled on those run at the Centre for Evidence Based Practice in Oxford and are subsidised by PenCLAHRC.
During our standard Making Sense of Evidence workshop you will:
For detailed information on the workshops we offer, visit the MSE Modules page.
Edmund Jack, General Practitioner and Course Tutor, gives a short example of the kind of challenges the MSE training can help you tackle:
Below is a selection of feedback from participants who have attended previous workshops:
"A fantastic, concise introduction with good pointers on where to go next to keep learning. Thank you, very interesting and good discussions.”
"Really well organised workshop that helped to reinforce how evidence based medicine can be put into practice."
A selection of the course materials is available to download below:
How to find evidence on the go: bringing information close to clinical encounters is key to Evidence Based Practice. This document describes some apps for your mobile device that can help.
Read Dr Edmund Jack's Blogpost How to deliver teaching that gets to the P in Evidence Based Practice published on CEBM
For more information on the course content, please visit the MSE Modules page.
You can also download our Making Sense of Evidence flyer (PDF).
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