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  • LinguiSystems' Free CEUs have been discontinued.
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Evidence-Based Practice

Author: Linda Bowers, Rosemary Huisingh

CEUs offered: 0.2

CEEs offered: 2

Introductory Level; Professional Area

Activity Description

This course describes the term evidence-based practice (EBP) and its goals in the speech-language pathology field.   The components of EBP are identified, as well as its applicability across all clinical settings.  The steps in the EBP process are described in detail, and resources are given so that immediate implementation of EBP is possible.

Activity Audience

This course is for Speech-Language Pathologists.

Learning Outcomes

Participants who successfully complete this course will be able to:

  • Define the term evidence-based practice and identify EBP goals.
  • Identify the necessary components of evidence-based practice.
  • Define the components of the PICO approach and how this approach is implemented in the EBP process.
  • Describe an evidence hierarchy, its purpose and components, and how it’s utilized in the EBP process.

Author Biography

Linda Bowers, M.A., is co-founder and co-owner of LinguiSystems. Linda worked as a speech-language pathologist in the public schools from 1974-1982 and has experience serving language disordered students of all ages. Linda has spent the last 30 years as a test researcher and writer..

Rosemary Huisingh , M.A., is co-founder and co-owner of LinguiSystems. Rosemary worked as a speech-language pathologist in the public schools from 1970-1984 and has experience serving primarily elementary language disordered students. Rosemary has spent the last 30 years as a researcher and writer of tests and therapy materials.

Linda Bowers, Evidence-Based Practice, co-owner of LinguiSystems, Inc.

Disclosure:

Financial - Receives a salary and other compensation from LinguiSystems, Inc.

Nonfinancial - No relevant nonfinancial relationships exist.

Rosemary Huisingh, Evidence-Based Practice, co-owner of LinguiSystems, Inc.

Disclosure:

Financial - Receives a salary and other compensation from LinguiSystems, Inc.

Nonfinancial - No relevant nonfinancial relationships exist.

LinguiSystems, Inc., publisher of products for SLPs, funded this self-study online course, Evidence-Based Practice, in its entirety.


Certified members of the Canadian Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists (CASLPA) can accumulate continuing education equivalents (CEEs) for their participation with LinguiSystems, Inc.  One hour of coursework equals 1 CEE.  All CASLPA members are encouraged to participate in on-going education.  CASLPA approval does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products, or clinical procedures.