The course includes the following components:
- Six evidence-based practice articles from the International Journal of Athletic Therapy and Training (either print or online)
- Continuing education exam (either print or online)
After completing this course, you will be able to do the following:
- Identify the best available evidence regarding treatment or physical agent parameters for optimal recovery
- Summarize certain foundational concepts that are related to evidence-based practice
- Incorporate the best available evidence into clinical decision-making
- Interpret the best available evidence in relation to prevention, recognition, evaluation, and/or treatment of certain athletic injuries and illnesses
This continuing education course consists of a collection of six evidence-based articles originally published in the International Journal of Athletic Therapy and Training (IJATT).
The articles address topics commonly encountered by athletic trainers, including injury prevention and burnout, as well as modalities such as cold water immersion and orthotics. The articles are followed by an online exam containing 48 questions. Upon passing the exam, you may print out and submit a certificate for continuing education credits.
IJATT Part III: Evidence-Based Practice 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.