Program Name: A blended learning training programme for physicians and medical students to enhance their competences in evidence-based decision-making

Authors or developers

Lars Hecht
Susanne Buhse
Jana Hinneburg
Julia Lühnen
Anke Steckelberg

Institute for Health and Nursing Science
Medical Faculty, Martin Luther
University Halle-Wittenberg
Halle (Saale), Germany.

Country / Language Germany/language not specified
Creation or publication date 2019
Clinic context Generic
Target users Multiple types of professionals (e.g. physicians, resident doctors, researchers, clinicians in other fields of the healthcare system, pharmacists)
Pre or post licensure Pre and post licensure
General objectives Modules 1 to 5: to impart competences in searching for, selecting, critically appraising and extracting relevant literature according to the principles of evidence-based medicine.

Module 6: to supply the patient with the best available evidence by training physicians and medical students to discuss treatment options with patients taking evidence-based health information and patients’ individual preferences into account.
Format A blended learning format, comprised of two face-to-face training blocks (18 hours distributed over four days) and a two weeks (with a work-load of three hours) web-based learning phase between the two face-to-face training blocks.