||Evidence-Based Practice: What's its Relationship to Experience?
Surely, by now, you have heard someone bark, “It doesn’t matter what you think or what your experience is. We do evidence-based practice here!”
The words used in this proclamation can vary: Experience, expert opinion, clinical skills, judgment. But a singular message seems loud and clear: We need to use evidence, not expertise, to manage client situations. Evidence-based practice has been around since 1992 (some would argue, even earlier.) And, it’s here to stay.
The question, though, is about expertise. In the accompanying article, Wieten raises two interesting questions: Is expertise evidence? If not, what is it good for, if anything?
Here you’ll get an overview of the relationship between evidence and expertise, and how those relate to management in clinical practice. The goal of this program is to use three different models to explain the role of expertise in evidence-based practice.
This Program is Best For:
- Lactation consultants
- Anyone wanting to learn more about evidence-based practice.
Love to learn at your own pace? This learning program is for you. All-online and available anytime, day or night.
- Documents in PDF format
- Electronic multiple-choice post-test
- Downloadable and Printable Certificate of Completion in PDF format
The number of hours needed to complete this program is approximately 2.
- Evidence-Based Practice: What's its Relationship to Experience?
This program expires 12 months from the date of purchase. Program expiration dates can be extended at the discretion of Breastfeeding Outlook.
Continuing Education Credits Included:
CERPs for topic areas of the IBCLC Detailed Content Outline:
- 2.1 L-CERPs
- 2.1 contact hours
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