Workshops 

The National Collaborating Centre for Methods and Tools (NCCMT) offers interactive workshops to build capacity in evidence-informed decision-making (EIDM) in public health. All workshops are available virtually.

We offer a range of half-day, full-day and multi-day workshops for varying group sizes. We have three introductory workshop offerings for organizations new to EIDM:

  • Introduction to EIDM
  • Rapid Reviews 101
  • Introduction to EIDM for Managers

We also offer workshops tailored specifically to the needs of your organization. The costs for these workshops vary depending on the service provided. Please contact the NCCMT at nccmt@mcmaster.ca for more information.

Workshop topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Tools to integrate evidence into decision-making
  • Defining a research question
  • Searching for evidence (with optional practical skills session)
  • Appraising evidence (with optional practical skills session)
  • Synthesizing evidence
  • Assessing applicability and transferability of evidence (A&T tool)
  • How to implement decisions
  • Organizational change for use of evidence in decision-making