4th Annual Alumni Award Application
Pacific College of Oriental Medicine is working with the Academic Consortium for Complementary and Alternative Health Care (ACCAHC) to inform our community of the trends and advancements in healthcare. Evidence-Based Healthcare and Evidence-Informed Practice is one of the six competencies that have been identified as key components to moving our medicine forward. For more information on these competencies, visit www.accahc.org or CLICK HERE.
We want to hear your story! See below how you can submit your real life examples of Evidence-Based Healthcare and Evidence-Informed Practice in the practice of Chinese Medicine and win a free Symposium Pass for 2014!
HOW TO NOMINATE YOURSELF OR A COLLEAGUE:
We look forward to honoring our graduate at our Symposium Alumni Celebration in November 2014. One winner from each campus (SD,CH,NY) will be awarded free admission to Symposium 2014 and will be honored at our Annual Alumni Event with an honorary plaque.
COMPETENCY 5 – Evidence-Based Healthcare and Evidence-Informed Practice
General Competency Statement: Explain, evaluate, and apply scientific evidence in the context of practitioner experience and patient preferences and apply evidence informed decision-making in integrated healthcare delivery.
EP1. Explain the role of scientific evidence in healthcare in the context of practitioner experience and patient preferences.
EP2. Describe common methodologies within the context of both clinical and mechanistic research, focusing on an assessment of your own field.
EP3. Discuss contemporary issues in integrative practice research, including those relative to evaluating whole practices, whole systems, disciplines, patient-centered approaches and health outcomes.
EP4. Analyze the research base within one’s own discipline including the positive and negative interactions, indications and contraindications for one’s own modalities and agents.
EP5. Apply fundamental skills in research evaluation.
EP6. Demonstrate evidence informed decision-making in clinical care.
EP7. Discuss the value of evidence informed risk management planning and risk management behavior.