COMMUNITY HEALTH SCIENCES DEPARTMENT

Evidence based practice:

This course introduces the concept of evidence-based practice in physical therapy including the formulation of answerable clinical questions, methods of obtaining peer-reviewed evidence to those clinical questions, and how to critically appraise evidence once located. This course is a lecture and seminar course that will focus on developing the skills need for evaluating, critiquing, and consuming the literature germane to physical therapy practice. Current journal articles, texts, and online resources will be used in the course to develop critical reading and writing skills.