Learning Objectives

Upon the completion of this course, the dental professional will be able to:

  • Define Evidence-Based Medicine/Practice.
  • Define Evidence-based Decision Making and its purpose.
  • Explain why evidence-based practice is not just a new term for an old concept.
  • Identify two principles of EBDM.
  • Discuss the need for EBDM.
  • Identify the levels of evidence and premise upon which they are based.
  • Describe the 5 steps and skills necessary for EBDM.
  • Formulate a good question using the PICO process.
  • Discuss the benefits of EBDM.