BMS 5011: Evidence-Based Medicine

Class Program
Credits 2

The role of Evidence-Based Medicine (EBM) is to foster students' information literacy and develop understanding of the process of evidence-based medicine in order to leverage, create, use, and connect information to scenarios. The course is organized around the five elements of evidence-based medicine: ASK, ACQUIRE, APPRAISE, APPLY, ASSESS. Each of those components will be explored in depth to increase the awareness, understanding, and skills of the students. Students will learn to identify and understand various research methodologies, research designs, and bio-statistical concepts as elements of developing their understanding of medical and scientific information.