University of Technology Sydney

96812 Applied Evidence-Based Practice

6cp; 4 x half day intensive ‘live and on-line’ component followed by regular ‘live and on-online’ workshops throughout the session; all other content offered online, requiring no on-campus
There are course requisites for this subject. See access conditions.


This subject focuses on the development of information retrieval, critical thinking and problem-solving skills. Students are introduced to the areas of evidence-based practice, pharmacoepidemiology and drug information, and their relevance to general practice and primary care. Using current general and primary care practice examples, students develop skills in finding drug information, performing literature searches, critically evaluating the literature and applying evidence-based practice principles to ensure the quality use of medicines.

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