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Evidence-Informed Decision Making Updates from the National Collaborating Centre for Methods and Tools

The National Collaborating Centre for Methods and Tools (NCCMT)’s Evidence-Informed Decision Making (EIDM) Skills Assessment Tool

Identify your strengths and areas to further develop in your evidence-informed practice. Multiple-choice questions, based on typical public health situations, are designed to assess your knowledge of how to find and use research evidence in decision making. Click to launch the EIDM Skills Assessment Tool and test your knowledge! Looking for resources to fill the gaps? The NCCMT’s Online Learning Modules walk you through each step in the seven-step model for evidence-informed decision making (  Learn skills to help you define your question, search for evidence, critically appraise studies, adapt evidence to your context, implement your plan, and evaluate your program!

The EIDM Casebook: Call for abstracts

The National Collaborating Centre for Methods and Tools (NCCMT) is assembling a second collection of Evidence-informed Decision Making (EIDM) success stories in public health. Have you used evidence to implement a strategy, intervention or program in public health? Share your experience and lessons learned to facilitate evidence-informed decision making (EIDM) in public health practice, programs and policy across the country. Submit your 300- to 500-word structured abstract to the NCCMT by Friday January 12, 2018. Upon acceptance, your story will be featured in the NCCMT’s online EIDM Casebook ( and Round-up Newsletter ( You may also present your story as part of NCCMT’s Peer-to-peer webinar series ( To learn more, visit