Table 2

Examples of EBP Knowledge, Skills, and Behaviour

Example EBP Construct

Knowledge = Fact Retention

Skills = Performance

Behaviour = Action in Practice


Lists potential databases to search

Modifies search strategy based on preliminary findings

Conducts searches in response to a patient in clinical practice

Applying evidence summaries

Aware of high quality evidence summaries

Interprets evidence in context of a unique patient case

Modifies patient care after reviewing an evidence summary

Tilson et al. BMC Medical Education 2011 11:78   doi:10.1186/1472-6920-11-78

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