PT Course Details
Course # 1231
EBP Approach to Clinical Prediction Rules
Cost: This course is included in a $99 CEU Total Access package.
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Course Learning OutcomesPreview Exam
- Define a clinical prediction rule (CPR) including synonyms used in the literature.
- Identify the 3 types of CPRs used in physical therapy practice.
- Identify the 3-step process for CPR development.
- Label a given CPR with a level of evidence given the stage of development.
- Identify quality assessment tools for published CPR studies including thresholds for a “high quality” study.
- Name the one interventional CPR that has been successfully validated for physical therapy practice.
- Name the one interventional CPR that has failed validation for physical therapy practice.
- Given details of a CPR, identify the CPR as interventional, diagnostic, or prognostic.
- Discuss controversies surrounding research designs for CPR derivation studies.
- Identify clinical tools designed to facilitate use of CPRs.
|0-10 Minutes||Definition, development, & quality assessment|
|10-25 Minutes||Illustration of derivation & validation of a CPR|
|25-50 Minutes||Interventional CPRs|
|50-70 Minutes||Diagnostic CPRs|
|70-90 Minutes||Prognostic CPRs|
|90-105 Minutes||Prevalence & impact of CPR use in PT|
|105-110 Minutes||Controversies re: research designs & validity|
|110-115 Minutes||Tools for clinical application of CPRs|
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Stephen C. Allison, PT, PhD
Stephen C. Allison is a physical therapist engaged in teaching, research, and consultation. He holds degrees from Brigham Young University (BS), Baylor University (MPT), the U.S. Army War College (MSS), and The University of Texas at Austin (PhD). He was a faculty member and Director of the U.S. Army-Baylor University Graduate Program in Physical Therapy at Fort Sam Houston, Texas from 1994 - 2001. He has numerous publications in peer-reviewed journals and serves as an Associate Editor for the Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy. Dr. Allison currently holds faculty appointments at Baylor University and Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions, where he holds the Evidence in Motion Chair in Evidence-Based Practice. Dr. Allison is also working for the US Army Research Institute for Environmental Medicine to develop computational and statistical models to predict injury and physical performance deficits in military training. He is a nationally known speaker and an expert on the integration of research evidence in clinical practice.
Disclosure: I am a part-time (contract) faculty member for Baylor University, Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions, and Hardin-Simmons University. I teach courses in these institutions that include topics covered in this CEU presentation. I also teach similar material for various organizations and programs in the U.S. military (Army Medical Department). None of these affiliations involve any conflicts of interest, products, or services related to this presentation, other than the fact that similar educational content is taught there. This course is the last in a series of 5 courses. Highly recommended to view other courses before this course.
Continuing Education Information
PhysicalTherapy.com is an approval agency for the Physical Therapy Board of California.
This course is approved by the District of Columbia Board of Physical Therapy.
This course is offered for 2 CEUs (Homestudy level) by the Florida Physical Therapy Association/CE Broker.
IL Physical Therapy Continuing Education Sponsor
This course is offered for 2.0 CEUs (Intermediate level) by the Illinois Department of Professional Regulation (Sponsor License #216000252).
This course is offered for 2 CEUs (Intermediate level, Category 2) by the Kentucky Physical Therapy Association (Provider #CS80-2012-KPTA).
This course is offered for 2 CEUs (unknown level) by the Minnesota Board of Physical Therapy.
This course has been approved by the Nevada State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for 0.2 units of continuing education (Clinical).
PhysicalTherapy.com is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Physical Therapy as an approved provider of physical therapy and physical therapist assistant continuing education.
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
This course is offered for 2 CEUs (Intermediate level) by the Commonwealth of PA Dept. of State Bureau of Professional and Occupational Affairs.
South Carolina Chapter of the APTA
This course is offered for 0.2 CEUs (Intermediate level) by the South Carolina Chapter of the APTA.
Texas Physical Therapy Association
This course is offered for 2.0 CEUs (Intermediate level) by the Texas Physical Therapy Association.
Passing an online exam will be required to earn continuing education credit.
Please Note: The CEU exam and course evaluation must be completed within 30 days of course registration.
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