Evidence Based Practice Certificate Program

Course Description

   This course provides participants with the beginning knowledge and skills to complete an improvement in practice that is informed by evidence. The course is a combination of synchronous and asynchronous teaching approaches that provides the systematic steps of evidence-based practice to improve quality of care. This is a “hands on” course and learners will be guided through exercises designed to provide real world experience in evidence-based practice. The learners will gain knowledge and skills in posing clinical questions amenable to EBP, search strategies to locate evidence, critique and synthesis of various types of evidence, action plan development and execution, implementation and evaluation an EB clinical practice change, and dissemination of the project findings.

Target Audience

   The program is designed for nurses (RNs) working in any setting. The course is guided by principles of adult learning and uses on line learning strategies. The learner does not need to have baseline knowledge of EBP rather they need to have the desire to learn.


   The cost of the program in its entirety is $2,000 a person. A discounted rate of $1500 per person is given for 2 or more nurses from the same institution that joins the program. Payment is expected at time of program admittance.

Contact Information

   For more information, please e-mail mcleoda@med.umich.edu or call 734-764-2866.

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