Professionalism Module 8: Evidence-Based Practice in the Real World

In 2006, APTA developed Vision 2020. The Vision states that physical therapists and physical therapist assistants will render evidence-based services throughout the continuum of care and improve quality of life for society.

This module is a tool to increase your use of evidence-based practice and underscores the importance that APTA ascribes to this issue.

Course Code:

LMS-375

APTACategory

Category2

cert_CA approval

CPTA2016-17

cert_Insert Up To

No

cert_No IACET

No

cert_NV credit value

0.2

cert_NY approval

Yes

cert_OH approval code

16S0354

cert_OH hours

2

cert_OK category

B

cert_OK hours

2

cert_PA DA hours

0

cert_PA Ethics hours

0

cert_PA Gen hours

2

cert_Transcript stmt

No

cert_TX approval

1909019TX

Completion Instructions

To successfully complete this course, you must open and review all lessons and resources in the course. Once you have progressed through the course lessons and resources, you must take an assessment of learning. You are required to complete the assessment with at least 70% accuracy in order to claim CEU credit. You may retake the assessment as many times as you like.

Course level

Intermediate

Date published

12/01/2011

Delivery method

Online

Instructor(s)

Lisa L Culver, PT, DPT, MBA; Matthew Elrod, PT, DPT, MEd, NCS; Gini Blodgett Birchett, MSLS; David Scalzitti, PT, PhD, OCS

Learning objectives

After completing this module, you will be able to: 1.List the components of evidence-based practice (EBP). 2.Discuss the importance of EBP in improving patient care. 3.Identify the components of an answerable, patient-oriented clinical question. 4.Describe the process of formulating questions and search terms to find relevant articles. 5.Apply search strategies to identify relevant research. 6.Use a structured method to judge the quality of a research article. 7.Describe the application of EBP in the management of a patient/client. 8.List resources available to help with the application of evidence-based practice.

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#Lessons:
1Lesson One
2Assessment
Overview
Type:E-Learning Course
Credits:0.2
Tags:Elrod, Blodgett Birchett, Professional Excellence, Research, Scalzitti, Culver
Enrollment
Price:$48.00
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