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Patricia A Dowden
SPHSC 507
Seattle Campus

Evidence Based Practice

Prepares students to conduct evaluation and treatment in speech-language pathology according to Evidence-Based Practice (EBP) principles. Examines integration of "internal" and "external" evidence in the context of clinical practice. Prerequisite: graduate status in SPHSC or permission of instructor. Offered: Sp.

Class description

This three-credit course in Evidence Based Practice is taught Spring Quarter in the Department of Speech & Hearing Sciences. The course builds upon what students learned about clinical methods in SPHSC 500 and “external” research evidence in SPHSC 506. The focus here will be on the “internal” evidence, namely Evidence in Clinical Practice and Evidence of Patient Preferences for decision-making in Speech-Language Pathology, according to Evidence Based Practice principles.

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The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Patricia A Dowden
Date: 03/30/2010