Problem-Based Learning: Teaching Skills for Evidence-Based Practice Problem-based learning (PBL) is a pedagogical method that requires students to learn how to locate new information, work cooperatively with others and find solutions to practical problems. PBL teaches students to critically analyze a situation or problem, determine what information is needed, seek out appropriate resources, and create a solution. ... Article
Article  |   June 01, 2010
Problem-Based Learning: Teaching Skills for Evidence-Based Practice
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  • Colleen F. Visconti
    Baldwin-Wallace College, Berea, OH
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Article   |   June 01, 2010
Problem-Based Learning: Teaching Skills for Evidence-Based Practice
SIG 10 Perspectives on Issues in Higher Education, June 2010, Vol. 13, 27-31. doi:10.1044/ihe13.1.27
SIG 10 Perspectives on Issues in Higher Education, June 2010, Vol. 13, 27-31. doi:10.1044/ihe13.1.27

Problem-based learning (PBL) is a pedagogical method that requires students to learn how to locate new information, work cooperatively with others and find solutions to practical problems. PBL teaches students to critically analyze a situation or problem, determine what information is needed, seek out appropriate resources, and create a solution. These skills are the beginning skills need to incorporate evidence-based practice (EBP) into clinical experiences. This chapter will discuss PBL, how to create your own PBLs, the effect PBL has on learner outcomes, and how to link PBL to EBP.

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