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Interpreting Evidence
Audio CD
$169.99 USD
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Audio CD - 4+ hours   Instructions
Multi-disc audio recording with electronic manual and instructions.
PESI Publishing & Media
5/5/2017 - Available Now for Pre-Order
CE Available:
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  1. Define the elements of evidence-based practice in the context of patient goals in clinical practice.
  2. Analyze the rationale behind each step in successfully answering a clinical question with guidance from the available research.
  3. Determine the best treatment option/s, using the 5 steps, and apply them to achieve excellent patient care.
  4. Discuss evidence-based approaches for common orthopedic problems, screening for dysphagia, early mobilization in acute stroke, early mobilization in acute deep venous thrombosis, fall risk, chronic kidney disease, & patients on dialysis.
  5. Practice the five-step approach to answer a clinical question with the best evidence currently available.
  6. Explain the challenge when adopting a single example from evidence to guide practice.
  7. Understand statistical tests and the relevance in clinical care.
  8. Apply quality appraisal tools, including the intention-to-treat analysis.
  • Clinical Scenario #1: Chronic Knee Pain
  • Key Concepts of Evidence-Based Practice
  • The 5-Step Approach in Answering a Clinical Question
  • Clinical Scenario #2: Right Shoulder Pain
  • Quality Appraisal Tools & Intention-to-Treat Analysis
  • Understanding Statistical Tests and Relevance in Clinical Care
  • Clinical Scenario #3: Exercise & Physical Modalities
  • Evidence-Based Screening and Diagnostic Testing in Rehabilitation
  • Workshop 1 - Orientation to Therapy-Related Research Databases
  • Systematic Approach to Finding Appropriate Databases
  • Workshop 2 - Utilizing Research Databases to Answer a Clinical Question
  • Finding the Best Answer to your Clinical Question in 5-10 minutes
  • Clinical Scenario # 4: Bedside screening of Dysphagia
  • Clinical Scenario # 5: Mobilization in Acute Lower Extremity DVT
  • Clinical Scenario # 6: Mobilization in Acute Stroke
  • Clinical Scenario # 7: Fall Risk Evaluation and Management
  • Evidenced Based Rehabilitation - Chronic Kidney Disease and Dialysis


Brigani "Briggs" G. Amante is a physical therapist, a Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine, and a Fellow in Nephrology at the University of Colorado Hospital. As an avid practitioner of evidence-based medicine, Briggs has remained passionate in the education of rehabilitation professionals, physicians, and other healthcare team members on how to efficiently incorporate the best evidence in their clinical practice. His pioneering work on "5-Steps In Answering A Clinical Question," is one of the highlights of this course, and has revolutionized and simplified the process of determining the best screening/diagnostic tests and/or treatment option/s for patients. His knowledge, style of teaching, unique perspectives as a physician and a physical therapist, as well as passion for evidence-based therapy, is refreshing and contagious!

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Brigani Amante is a Fellow in Nephrology at the University of Colorado. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Brigani Amante has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.
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**Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of mental health professionals. As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice in accordance with and in compliance with your professions standards.

Nurses, Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants, Physical Therapists/Physical Therapist Assistants, Physician Assistants, Speech-Language Pathologists, and other Healthcare Professionals