Evidence-based Practice (2 Credit Hours)

Event Date : 07/03/2023 - 30/06/2023
Start 7 Mar 2023

COURSE DATE: 7 MARCH 2023

The MiC Evidence-based Practice is a 2-credit course that introduces the application of epidemiology studies in evidence-based practice. This module provides the knowledge and skills necessary to incorporate the best evidence in the care of individual patients. Critical appraisal skills and a stepwise approach in evaluating published evidence are developed to produce a systematic review with or with-out meta-analysis.

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Mode of Delivery / Credit Hours

  • Synchronous = 35 (%)
    Asynchronous = 65 (%)
  • Credit Hours: 2

At the end of this course, the learners should be able to:

  1. Knowledge in different types of epidemiology and pharmacovigilance principles and their application in evidence-based practice.
  2. Knowledge in the principles, concept, interpretation of the findings from studies on evidence-based practice.
  3. Hands-on experience in conducting systematic review with or without meta-analysis.

  • Using secondary data in epidemiology – workshop
  • Selecting a study design for epidemiology research
  • Fundamentals of evidence-based practice
  • Outcome measures of epidemiology
  • Methodological issues in epidemiology
  • Apply the EBM to individuals’ care – workshop
  • Systematic review/meta-analysis tutorials and workshops
  • Clinical decision case study seminar

  • Any healthcare-related professionals

  • Dr Htet Htet
    Senior Lecturer
    MBBS (University of Medicine (1) Yangon, Myanmar)
    MMedSc (Pharmacology) (University of Medicine (1) Yangon, Myanmar)
    PGCertHPE (International Medical University, Malaysia)https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2143-8629
    https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Htet-Htet
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/dr-htet/Dr Htet Htet is the Head of the Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, School of Medicine. Currently, she is pursuing her PhD studies at the IMU. She is an ambassador of the British Pharmacological Society and an active peer journal reviewer. Her research interests include clinical pharmacology, pharmacogenetics, evidence-based medicine, systematic review and meta-analysis.
  • Dr Lo Yoke Lin
    Associate Professor in Pharmacy Practice
    BPharm (Monash University, Australia), MPharm (USM, Malaysia), PhD (University of Queensland, Australia)https://orcid.org/0000-0001-5521-2543
    https://www.scopus.com/authid/detail.uri?authorId=7401935462
    https://publons.com/researcher/2840861/yoke-lin-lo/Dr Lo is a dedicated professional with many years of combined experience as a pharmacist, educator, and researcher in hospital and university environments. She has a strong commitment to the quality use of medicines and better health outcomes. She is an active reviewer/article editor in peer-review journals. Her research interests include pharmacometrics, social pharmacy, epidemiology studies, and evidence-based practice, systematic review and meta-analysis.


REGISTRATION FEE (inclusive of SST)

General / Public RM2000
Students & Alumni RM1600
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