This continuing education course describes the criteria for judging the quality of a research report and provides guidelines for interpreting the research information. These skills will help oral healthcare professionals decide whether or not to incorporate the research findings into their patient therapy and practice procedures.
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Disclaimer: Participants must always be aware of the hazards of using limited knowledge in integrating new techniques or procedures into their practice. Only sound evidence-based dentistry should be used in patient therapy.
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Jane L. Forrest EdD, BSDH; Lesley McGovern Kupiec RDH, MSDH
The primary learning objectives for this course are to: 1) increase your knowledge of evidence-based concepts, principles and skills, and 2) specifically how to formulate a good clinical question in order to find relevant evidence to answer that question.
Dentists, Dental Hygienists, Dental Students, Dental Hygiene Students
Ann L. McCann RDH, PhD; Emet D. Schneiderman PhD
This course describes the parts of a research report and the information that should be contained within each section. This will guide practitioners in their review of research articles so that they can identify the specific research questions/hypotheses being explored and what was discovered about them. These skills will help oral health professionals decide whether or not to incorporate these research findings into their patient therapy and practice procedures.
Dentists, Dental Hygienists, Dental Assistants, Dental Students, Dental Hygiene Students, Dental Assistant Students
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8/1/2017 to 7/31/2021
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