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Global discussion and application of evidence based medicine

Jason Guy


Evidence based medicine is an important component of healthcare and helps to improve patient care.  Accreditation standards for Colleges of Pharmacy require interprofessional education and knowledge of drug information.  This article discusses evidence based medicine in healthcare and an initiative to help engage students from different institutions to help enhance student knowledge of evidence based medicine while promoting intellectual diversity.


Evidence based medicine; Pharmacy; Patient care; Accreditation Jason Guy Department of Pharmacy Practice University of Findlay College of Pharmacy Findlay, OH USA 45840 Email – GLOBAL DISCUSSION AND APPLICATION OF EVIDENCE BASED ME


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Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education. Accreditation standards and key elements for the professional program in pharmacy leading to the doctor of pharmacy degree. Chicago, IL: 2016 [cited 2018 May 24]. Available from:

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