Patient Worthy Medicine: The Art and Science of Evidence Based Practice
Technology can be used to optimize finding, appraising and discussing medical evidence. Interprofessional collaboration between medical clinicians, designers, technology innovators and information specialists can improve patient care. Patient Worthy Medicine 2016
During this two-day event, participants will be guided through the process of evidence-based practice. Strategies for using technology to both find valid medical evidence and stay medically up-to-date will be highlighted. Various databases, online appraisal tools and social media will be highlighted.
The conference is being held at the beautiful Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University in the historic library.
Breakfast, lunch and cocktail reception included in registration and provide a great opportunity for networking and building collaborations. Behind-the-scenes tours of the Academy available.
Distinguished, world-renowned international presenters including:
- Dr. Allen Shaughnessy, Senior Editor of Essential Evidence Plus, Consulting Editor for Dynamed and co-creator of Information Mastery – Keynote Speaker
- Dr. Edward Livingston, Deputy Editor for Clinical Content of JAMA, The Journal of the American Medical Association.
- Dr. Rod Jackson, New Zealand cardiovascular risk factor epidemiologist will discuss his GATE tool for critical appraisal remotely with live Q&A.
- Dr. Janina Iwaszko & Mr. Neil Howie, PA-R from University of Worcester, England address understanding measurements of risk and randomized control trials
- Mr. David Allen, mastectomy scar tattoo artist, will discuss the use of empathy while employing technical skills
- Ms. Adrian Banning, PA-C, recently recognized as one of billypenn.com's Philadelphia’s “Who’s Next in Health” will present strategies for using search terms and databases for finding relevant information quickly with medical librarian, Gary Childs as well as how to use social media to stay medically up-to-date.
Consider attending if you have an interest in medical innovation or use evidence-based medicine in any capacity. (Professionals and students welcome: medical technology consumers or innovators, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, physicians, registered nurses, public health workers, medical librarians, medical database specialists, pharmacists, academic faculty, clinical, medical journalists, info-graphic specialists).
Bring your own laptop or tablet.
Hosted by Drexel University's Physician Assistant Department and The Division of Continuing Nursing Education