EBP Projects and projects the EBP unit is involved in:

Research & Education:

  • Provide education, training and workshops
    • EBP workshops (4 hours face to face + 9 hours online self-directed learning)
    • Protocol writing workshop (2 days)
    • Knowledge Translation Course (3 days)
    • Systematic review workshop (1 day)
  • Research capability building, individual consultations, coaching & mentoring
    • Developing a new mixed-methods teaching EBP to eBooks and on-line assessments
    • Expand to integrate into ePortfolios and development of specialty modules
  • Support of knowledge translational activities
    • Working with GCUH Research Office to understand how to increase medical EBP& research engagement
  • Provide statistical advisory services and systematic reviews

Health Systems Research and Translation:

  • Scoping review on effective interventions for Deprescribing older hospitalised patients near the end of life
  • Enhancing advance care planning through extraction of routine data in general practice
  • Development and testing of an electronic decision support tool to encourage end-of-life discussions and minimise low-value care
  • Phase 1: InterACT project (Intervention for Appropriate Care and Treatment) Reduce low-value care / non-beneficial treatments across wards

Centre of Innovation in Regional Health:

  • Application to form the QLD & NNSW Regional Health Collaborative

Integrated Care Alliance:

 Embedding Evidence-Based Practice into models of care

Research active projects:

  • Whack-a-mole: whacking non-evidence-based claims on the head
  • Medical and Surgical Trainee EBP and Research requirements
  • Systematic review of guideline non-adherence to identify overuse of tests and treatments at population level