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OHSU Evidence-Based Practice Course for Interprofessional Clinical Teams

Course Schedule: Fall 2017

This course occurs from September 7 to November 16, 2017. Class sessions will be held on Thursdays from 12:00-1:30 pm, and will meet eight times. In addition to hands-on class time, there are required in-person consultations, and homework to complete course assignments. Lunch will be provided. All course sessions will be recorded and posted online.

Required in-class sessions: 9/7, 9/14, 9/21, 9/28, 10/12, 10/19, 11/2, 11/16

Date / Location




Thur, Sept 7th


SON 144 Auditorium

  • Course Overview
  • Creating a Vision for Evidence-Based Practice
  • Identifying Stakeholders
  • Selecting Quality Measures

E. Crabtree


D. Ha

Identify and contact stakeholders, and complete “Quality Measures” section of guideline by Wednesday, September 20th

Thur, Sept 14th


DCH Vey Auditorium

  • Asking the Right Questions
  • Hierarchy of Evidence and Study Design
  • Article selection

M. Hager


T. Kohl

Complete PICO worksheet and “Ask the Question” section of guideline and register for EndNote by Wednesday, September 20th

Thur, Sept 21st


DCH Vey Auditorium

  • Effective Literature Searching


A. Hamilton


Begin literature search



Thur, Sept 28th


DCH Vey Auditorium

  • Managing References
  • Understanding Basic Statistics in Research Articles

A. Hamilton


E. Crabtree



Schedule search session with medical librarian


Complete literature search and “Search for Evidence” section of guideline by Wednesday, October 11th


Thur, Oct 5th





One week break. Optional hands-on search session.

Thur, Oct 12th



RJH 4320

  • Critically Evaluating the Evidence

A. Totten

Begin to read research articles and fill in GRADE evidence table


Schedule consult with one of the 4 Clinical Informatics medical directors by Thursday, November 9th

Thur, Oct 19th


DCH Vey Auditorium

  • Using Grading of Recommendations Assessment, Development, and Evaluation (GRADE) methodology to evaluate a body of literature
  • Making Practice Recommendations

E. Crabtree

Schedule consult to review GRADE table


Complete GRADE evidence table and “Critically Analyze the Evidence” and “Apply the Evidence” sections of guideline by Wednesday, November 1st


Thur, Oct 26th  


One week break. No class.

Thur, Nov 2nd


DCH Vey Auditorium

  • Translating Evidence into an Electronic Medical Record (EMR)
  • Implementation Strategies

S. Kassakian


T. Schmit

Develop clinical decision support tools

Develop communication strategy


Thur, Nov 9th


DCH Vey Auditorium



Clinical Guideline and Clinical Decision Support Tools due

Thur, Nov 16th


DCH Vey Auditorium

Presentations of projects