Users’ guides to the medical literature (OPEN UNI) - Lääketieteellisen kirjallisuuden käyttö näyttöön perustuvassa lääketieteessä (AVOIN YO)

2 ECTS credits, Academic Year 2022-2023, ay044117S

Enrollment period


Mode of delivery

Web-Based Studies
Independent study

Course study period



Course is free


Education information

The book includes the principles of EBM, how to benefit from medical literature and how to differentiate good medical evidence from bad.

Online course.
The students read the book Users’ guides to the medical literature. Essentials of evidence-based clinical practice. Guyatt G, Rennie D, Meade MO, Cook DJ. 3. ed, JAMAevidence McGrawHill medical, 2015 and go through a question series in Moodle learning environment. The system gives the student feedback on the answers and tells whether she/he has passed or failed the course.

Education format

Continuous learning
Open university


Academic Year 2022-2023

Field of study

Medicine, dental and pharmacy


5401 Lääketiede

Teaching language


Course organiser

University of Oulu



Maximum participants


Prerequisities and co-requisites

It is recommended to complete course 044104S Evidence-based Medicine Toolkit before this course.

Contact information

Guidance and counselling

Last updated: 14.3.2023