The curriculum includes four evidence informed practice courses. This course (1) provides students with foundational concepts of scientific inquiry and evidence-informed practice. Examines the formulation of clinical questions, searching literature, and critical appraisal including measures of quality such as research methodology, validity, reliability, and peer review. This course provides the framework for subsequent courses in which concepts of critical inquiry will be applied in clinical decision-making.
Prerequisite: Admission to Doctor of Physical Therapy Program.