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Evidence-Based Practice I


Contact Hours: 11.42 contact hours


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The Evidence-Based Practice: I course is designed to improve the participant’s understanding and use of evidence-based practice, to include the ability to ask clinically relevant questions, find and interpret the evidence, and apply this evidence to clinical practice. Ultimately, the goal of this course is to develop consumers and users of clinical research that will improve the quality and impact of the participant’s clinical practice on the patients they serve.

Course Objectives/Outcomes

By the end of the course, a successful participant will be able to: 

  • Define EBP and discuss EBP philosophy and fundamental principles.   
  • Recall and define the basic terms associated with research and evidence-based practice.   
  • Identify the hierarchy of evidence, including the strengths and weaknesses of each level of evidence.   Describe how to efficiently read a research article.   
  • Define and apply basic components of statistical analysis and clinical research to allow ranking of research based on reliability and validity.   
  • Locate best available evidence within healthcare literature.   
  • Identify key EBP resources, aides and databases.   



Evidence in Motion is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development. PD activity approval ID# 4250. This distance learning-independent activity is offered at 11.42 Contact hours [Introductory, Professional Issues]. AOTA does not endorse specific course content, products, or clinical procedures. 

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  • Why EIM

    We’re reimagining health care education that takes you to the next next level. With learning that takes place where you are, evidence-based practice, and better outcomes for your patients, our education is transformative. That’s why EIM.

  • This course is very educational and helpful. I now feel like I have a better grasp on EBP and will continue to use this material throughout my career as a physical therapist. Course Graduate

  • This course was easy to manage with a busy schedule and gives great insight on how to look at the literature and use the statistical numbers on a daily basis to improve your clinical decision making. I will certainly feel more comfortable looking through research articles and the associated stats to improve the care and treatment I am providing Course Graduate


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If you are in need of a disability-related accommodation, please contact us here. We will process requests for reasonable accommodation and will provide reasonable accommodations where appropriate, in a prompt and efficient manner. For more information please see the Accommodation Procedures for Disabled Participants.

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