Strategies for Searching the Literature Using PubMed

ce340 intro
Write Review

This continuing education course is a follow up to the course, Evidence-Based Decision Making: Introduction and Formulating Good Clinical Questions.1 The primary learning objectives for this course are to increase your skills in conducting an efficient computerized search using PubMed to answer a specific clinical question, the second step of the Evidence-based process.

Conflict of Interest Disclosure Statement

  • Dr. Jane Forrest has done consulting work for P&G. She is a member of the P&G Oral Care Global Dental Hygiene Advisory Board.
  • Ms. Miller reports no conflicts of interest associated with this course.


  • P&G is providing these resource materials to dental professionals. We do not own this content nor are we responsible for any material herein.
  • Participants must always be aware of the hazards of using limited knowledge in integrating new techniques or procedures into their practice. Only sound evidence-based dentistry should be used in patient therapy.

Note: Registration is required to take test.

Printing course PDF's is temporarily unavailable using the Google Chrome browser. Please open in an alternate browser (e.g., Safari, Edge) for printing.

Educators only! Use this feature to create assignments for your students.


Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) Submission
For credit transfers to appear in your AGD account in real time, make sure to add your AGD membership number in the field provided on the “Share Your Test Score” page.

CE Broker
For all states that use CE Broker for licensure, “proof of completions” are electronically reported the first of every month. If a course was taken in November, the “proof of completion” will be submitted the beginning of December.