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June 2016 - Evidence-Based Clinical Fellowship Program



Part 1: 27 June – 1 July 2016

Part 2: 9 January – 13 January 2017

(Course registration deadline: 25 May 2016)


Program description:

Evidence-Based Clinical Fellowship Program (EBCFP) is a globally unique and comprehensive program focused on implementation of the best available scientific evidence into healthcare practice and its practical realization.


EBCFP is designed especially for clinicians and other professionals like managers, policy makers and quality managers in all areas in healthcare.


You should not miss this program, if:

- you believe in learning process in small groups

- you want to learn, how to transfer the best available scientific evidence into practice and how to change the healthcare practice in your environment to be more efficient.


Program objectives

EBCFP aims to enable participants to explore strategies to promote evidence utilization and to collaboratively develop understandings related to clinical leadership and change management in healthcare.


The program objectives are:

  1. Basic principles of: clinical leadership necessary for “change in practice”, including identification of your own strengths and weaknesses as leader and also your team members; which is related to support and further development of their strengths.
  2. Current approaches to the implementation of the best available evidence.
  3. Critique of the current implementation strategies.
  4. “Act as an agent for change”.
  5. Conduction of clinical audit.
  6. Creation and practical application of implementation strategies in healthcare.
  7. Practical creation of your own implementation project and preparation of its report for publication in The JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports“..
  8. Use of the clinical software PACES for clinical audit and GRiP process (“Getting Research into Practice” process).

This program is combination of theoretical session with practical parts allowing to in addition increase and train your knowledge and practical skills in searching of the best available evidence and publication skills.


Program organization:

The EBCFP is a six-month work place, evidence-based, implementation program involving 2 x five-day intensive training workshops. In the first part of the program, you start to work on the implementation project, followed by six months for its realization in your work-place. During this time, you can use sources (consultations, librarian, software, study materials, etc.) of the Czech centre of EBHC. In the second part of the program, the implementation project is finished.


Outcome of the EBCFP is the report of the implementation project prepared for publication in peer reviewed journal “The JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports” (http://joannabriggslibrary.org/). Participants of the EBCFP get study materials in English language.


Expected professional outcomes and benefits of the program

Participants who complete EBCFP will be able to implement the best available evidence and thereby change the healthcare practice in their own workplace through processes of clinical leadership.


EBCFP is certified by the Joanna Briggs Institute which is the global leader in Evidence-Based Healthcare.


Participants who complete EBCFP will be admitted as Clinical Fellows of the Joanna Briggs Institute and become part of the JBI Alumni Association, a global network of clinical leaders and clinical fellows focused on dissemination, transfer and utilization of the scientific evidence into practice.