IJATT Part I: Evidence-Based Practice Online CE Course
Online CourseCourse components are delivered online:
- Five evidence-based practice articles from the International Journal of Athletic Therapy & Training
- Continuing education exam
After completing this course, you will be able to do the following:
- Identify the best-available evidence in regards to treatment or physical agent parameters for optimal recovery.
- Summarize certain foundational concepts that are related to evidence-based practice.
- Incorporate the best-available evidence with clinical decision-making.
- Interpret the best-available evidence in relation to prevention, recognition, evaluation, and/or treatment of certain athletic injuries/illnesses.
IJATT Part I: Evidence-Based Practice Online CE Course supports the initiative in the athletic training profession to integrate the best new research and evidence into clinical decision making with the goal of improving patient outcomes. Certified athletic trainers completing this course may earn continuing education units to apply toward the newly required evidence-based practice category to maintain their certification.
This online continuing education course consists of a collection of five evidence-based articles originally published in the International Journal of Athletic Therapy & Training (IJATT). Notable authors such as David O. Draper and Kenneth L. Knight cover topics such asacute wound management, ACL-reconstruction autografts, and diagnosis of infectious meningitis. The articles are followed by an online exam containing 55 questions. Upon passing the exam, you may print out and submit a certificate for continuing education credits.
Evidence-based practice is becoming the standard for all allied health professionals. The articles in this online course introduce athletic trainers to the concept of seeking out and evaluating relevant research so they may apply it to their daily practice to aid their athletes.
A continuing education course for certified athletic trainers seeking further education in evidence-based practice.
Table of Contents
Acute Wound Management: Cleansing, Debridement, and Dressing
- Joel W. Beam
- ©2008 Human Kinetics • ATT 13(1), pp. 2-6
Interferential Current Therapy: Often Used but Misunderstood
- David O. Draper and Kenneth L. Knight
- ©2006 Human Kinetics • ATT 11(4), pp. 29-31
Clinical Prediction Rules for Diagnostic Imaging After Lower Extremity Trauma
- Ashley S. Long and James R. Scifers
- ©2011 Human Kinetics • IJATT 16(6), pp. 38-41
Infectious Meningitis: An Evidence-Based Approach to Diagnosis
- Tim Piper, Mark Cole, Dustin Menk, and Jefree Schulte
- ©2014 Human Kinetics • IJATT 19(2), pp. 8-13
ACL-Reconstruction Autografts, Musculotendinous Stiffness, and Knee
- Giampietro L. Vairo, Sayers John Miller, and Nicole M. McBrier
- ©2010 Human Kinetics • ATT 15(2), pp. 32-38
- Joel W. Beam