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Evidence-Based Practice Resources

Getting Started

This guide provides an overview of evidence-based practice (EBP) resources that are relevant to students, educators, and clinicians in the health sciences professions (e.g., medicine and nursing).

Resources include:

What is Evidence-Based Practice?

evidence-based practice (EBP) venn diagram displays that EBP considers best scientific evidence, clinical experience, and patient values..Evidence-based health care is "the conscientious, explicit, and judicious use of current best evidence in making decisions about the care of individual patients. Evidence-based clinical practice requires integration of individual clinical expertise and patient preferences with the best available external clinical evidence from systematic research and consideration of available resources." 

Source: JAMAevidence Glossary

Key EBP Resources

The following list is a small sample of the resources included in this guide. Freely available tools are indicated with an open lock symbol. To access licensed resources while off-campus or using the campus guest wifi network, see Access VPN.