Many institutions have created free tutorials as introductions to evidence-based medicine. Please note that these tutorials may contain links to journals or databases with institution-specific restricted access.
This is a comprehensive self-paced tutorial that will take you through the EBM process, emphasizing the elements of a well-built clinical question and how to determine the validity of evidence. Suggested time to complete is 1 hour.
This is a basic self-paced tutorial which introduces EBM principles and practices used in searching and evaluating the literature.
This site provides appraisal worksheets for different types of studies. From the website: "This is a collection of tools for identifying, assessing and applying relevant evidence for better health care decision-making. The appraisal tools are adapted from the Users' Guides series prepared by the Evidence Based Medicine Working Group and originally published in JAMA."
Online modules on various topics (e.g. Critical Appraisal of Intervention Studies, Introduction to Evidence-Informed Decision Making) - free registration required.Introduction to EBM
5-minute online tutorial, including self-assessment.
Slide presentation, originally given as a lecture for medical school students.
Self-paced tutorial centred around clinical scenarios. Also contains various tools and links to knowledge translation resources.
Tips for Learners of EBM
Article series by The Evidence-Based Medicine Teaching Tips Working Group, published by CMAJ (2004)
How to Read a Paper
Article series by Trisha Greenhalgh, published by BMJ (1997)
Erratum in BMJ, 13 Sep 1997, 315 (7109):675.
Erratum in BMJ, 11 Oct 1997, 315 (7113):942. Erratum in BMJ, 17 Jan 1998; 316(7126):225.
The Centre promotes evidence-based health care and provide support and resources to anyone who wants to make use of them. Includes the EBM Toolbox, an assortment of materials which are very useful for practitioners of EBM, and EBM Teaching Materials, including PowerPoint presentations.
Resource and teaching guide for evidence-based practice. Note that this is not identical to the tutorial, although there is some overlap.
A collection of resources and article citations for the various steps in the EBM process.