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Finding Evidence for your Clinical Practice and Policies

This workshop aims to give clinicians the knowledge and skills to identity a clinical problem and locate evidence to guide practice, and/or initiate or be involved in the review or development of a clinical policy  in their area.

Sessions presented by Nursing Research Centre research staff include:

1.  Introduction to evidence based practice 

  • introduction to evidence based processes
  • difference between a systematic review and a literature review
  • learn about levels of evidence.

2.  Finding evidence for your practice

  • how to develop a search strategy
  • database searching tips and hints to save you time
  • practical exercises searching the databases.

3.  Appraising the evidence

  • how to check if evidence is of good quality
  • easy for clinicians to understand
  • simple and easy tool
  • group work.

4.  Integrating the evidence into clinical policies

  • learn how to incorporate evidence into hospital policies
  • practical exercise
  • discuss strategies for implementing evidence.

Duration and cost

The course costs $50 and includes morning tea, lunch and a certificate of completion.

The course runs from 8.30 am to 3.45 pm (6 CPD hours). 


Mater/UQ McAuley Library E Zone training room,
Mater's South Brisbane campus


The next course dates are:

26 April 2017
6 June 2017
9 August 2017
18 October 2017
29 November 2017

How to apply

Please register your interest for this course by completing the below expression of interest form, and a member of our team will be in touch with you shortly.