Glossary of terms compiled by the KT Clearinghouse website that is funded by the Canadian Institute of Health Research (CIHR). The service and material of the website are provided by staff of the Joint Program in Knowledge Translation, a collaborative effort between St. Michael's Hospital and the University of Toronto, Faculty of Medicine.
The purpose of the EBN process is to help you as a professional make informed decisions by learning from what others in your field are researching and learning. Using these set steps makes it easier to apply current quality evidence from research in clinical and healthcare decisions. This website and the resources listed will help to guide you through the 5 steps of the EBN process.
This tutorial is intended for any health care practitioner or student who needs a basic introduction to the principles of Evidence-Based Practice. It include 5 units along with a glossary and references. This tutorial was developed by Connie Schardt, Duke University Medical Center Library and Jill Mayer, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Health Sciences Library.