EBVM tools & tutorials

EBVM tools and evidence-based practice tutorials

  • Clinical Audit Toolkit - produced by RCVS Knowledge and Pam Mosedale
  • EBVM Toolkit - produced by RCVS Knowledge
  • EBVM Learning - an online EBVM tutorial written by veterinary educators and practitioners from the EBVM Network, and managed by RCVS Knowledge
  • PICO.vet - an online tutorial and PICO tool produced by Stuart Turner, providing guidance on building a focused clinical question
  • PubMed for Nurses - an online tutorial produced the NLM, providing an introduction to PubMed for nurses.
  • PubMed for Veterinarians -  an online tutorial produced by Texas A&M University, supports users on best practices for effectively and efficiently searching for PubMed
  • VeNom Codes - produced by the VeNom Coding Group, the codes are a list of terms that are used in veterinary practice and have been standardised across institutes to facilitate academic discussion, research and clinical auditing

More evidence-based practice tools & tutorials

  • Evidence-based practice tutorial - this tutorial is intended for any health care practitioner or student who needs a basic introduction to the principles of evidenced-based practice from Duke University Medical Centre Library
  • Critical Appraisal of Clinical Trials in Dermatology - from the University of Nottingham. This online course is intended for healthcare professionals and researchers working in dermatology
  • CASP Checklists - critical appraisal tools produced by CASP UK, to be used when reading research papers
  • Critical appraisal tools - developed by The Joanna Briggs Institute, to be used when reading research papers
  • Systematic Review Toolbox - developed by Dr Chris Marshall, calatlogue of tools that support the systematic review process


For links to reporting guidelines and for guidance on scientific writing