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2019 Fall Evidence-Based Medicine Training Program

November 13, 2019, 6:30PM-9:00PM CST

  • Category: OnDemand & Webinars
  • Published On: Jul 18, 2019
  • Expires On: Nov 13, 2019
Member: $75.00
Non-Member: $95.00
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Program Details

Complete this interactive web-based training on the fundamentals of evidence-based medicine (EBM) in the comfort of your home or office. This course combines recorded didactic presentations that may be watched OnDemand, homework assignments 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.

Course participants must complete all of the following steps in order to receive credit. Homework assignments must be completed by the deadline in order to participate in the webinar and earn CME and EBM Course credit. Late homework submissions will not be accepted.

*NASS Committee Members can receive free registration by emailing and requesting complimentary registration to participate in the course.


D. Scott Kreiner, MD

Mohamad Bydon, MD

Charles H. Cho, MD, MBA


Review online course recordings on your own time by October 30, 2019.

Est. time required: 3 hours


Complete homework assignments by October 30, 2019. Homework submissions must be received by the deadline in order to participate in the November 13, 2019 webinar and earn CME and EBM Course credit. Homework extensions will NOT be granted and late homework submissions will not be accepted.

Est. time required: 4 hours


Register for the course webinar by October 30, 2019.


Participate in the webinar on November 13, 2019, 6:30PM-9:00PM CST. Participation in the webinar at this time is required in order to receive CME and EBM course credit.

Est. time required: 2.5 hours


Complete Post-Webinar Assignment by Nov 27, 2019

Est. time required: 1.0 hours

After the webinar, you will receive new articles and an evidentiary table assignment to practice your new skills. Complete the evidentiary tables and submit to by Wednesday, November 27. This assignment is required to receive course and CME credit.

What You'll Learn

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

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

Determine levels of evidence and how they are applied based upon the type of clinical question being addressed

Apply these techniques within your practice

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 live 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.

Please note that this webinar takes place in Central Standard Time (CST). Participation in the webinar at this time is required in order to receive CME and EBM course credit.

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