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Online Evidence-Based Medicine Training Program


Starts: Tue 6:00PM CT (Jun 25, 2024) Ends: Tue 7:00PM CT (Jun 25, 2024) OnDemand

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This interactive web-based training on the fundamentals of evidence-based medicine (EBM) combines recorded didactic presentations that may be watched OnDemand, learning activities and a live webinar to allow for practice in critiquing studies and assigning levels of evidence. It is intended for those who wish to develop their skills in critically analyzing study methodologies and assigning levels of evidence to studies based upon how the studies are being utilized to answer a specific clinical question. Completion of this course meets the EBM training requirement for participation on all NASS committees for which EBM training is strongly encouraged or required.

Registration is free for NASS Members who are currently serving on an active committee or section. Email your request and committee or section name to registration@spine.org to receive complimentary registration.

The next live webinar will take place on June 25th at 6 p.m. (CDT).


Donna D. Ohnmeiss, PhD


Mohamad Bydon, MD

Steven W. Hwang, MD

D.J. Kennedy, MD

John E. O’Toole, MD, MS

Jeffrey M. Hills, MD

Lindsay Tetreault, MD, PhD

Mohammed Ali Alvi, MD, MS

Upon completion of this course, participants should gain strategies to:

Define evidence-based medicine, appreciating the importance of the integration of all three components in its practice: best research evidence, clinical expertise and patient values;

Construct answerable questions to assist in identifying relevant evidence;

Perform computer searches of electronic databases of clinical research literature;

Evaluate clinical value of research from an evidence-based perspective;

Define different types of studies, their strengths and limitations;

Apply these techniques within your practices;

Assign levels of evidence to research studies;

Apply these techniques in the critical appraisal of studies that impact planning patient care.


This course is open to all NASS members and nonmembers. NASS Committee Members receive free registration and NASS Members receive a discounted registration rate.


The North American Spine Society is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians and takes responsibility for the content, quality and scientific integrity of this CME activity. The North American Spine Society designates this enduring activity for a maximum


AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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Sorry, no refunds or exchanges. The option to enroll in a webinar on an alternate date will be determined on a case by case basis.

 Price LevelRegistration Fees
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Registration: Attendee

 Commercial Affiliate$200.00
 Commercial Business Interest$300.00
 Member Affiliated Healthcare$200.00
 Member Doctor$200.00
 Member Emeritus$200.00
 Member In-Training$75.00
 Non-Member Affiliated Healthcare$300.00
 Non-Member Doctor$300.00
 Non-Member In-Training$300.00



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