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    Nazareth College Catalogs
   
 
  Oct 21, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog
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PTR 515 - Evidence in Clinical Practice


This is the foundational research course in which students gain an understanding of the use of research in physical therapy. Students learn the importance of evidence based practice, with exposure to literature searches and critical reading of the literature. Research designs are compared and contrasted for level of evidence and usefulness to answer clinical questions. Statistical concepts such as sampling, assignment, levels of measurement, bias control, reliability, validity, power, clinically important difference and more, are applied and discussed. Prerequisite: Successful completion of all prior required PT courses. Additional course fee required.

Prerequisites & Notes
Prerequisite: Successful completion of all prior required PT courses. Additional course fee required. Normal cycle offering: Fall. Yearly cycle: all years.

Credits: 1



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