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Evidence-Based Practice in Athletic Training Online CE Course

Evidence-Based Practice in Athletic Training Online CE Course

$264.95 CAD

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    Online Course

    Course components can be delivered as printed products or online:

    • The text Evidence-Based Practice in Athletic Training

    • Study guide with research articles from Journal of Sport Rehabilitation

    • Continuing education exam

    Evidence-Based Practice in Athletic Training CE Course provides essential information on the fundamentals of evidence-based practice (EBP) for certified athletic trainers looking to earn EBP CEUs as required by the Board of Certification (BOC).

    This dynamic course merges an informative text with peer-reviewed journal articles for a deep understanding of evidence-based practice. Content covers research evaluation and the implementation of evidence-based practice in athletic training clinical practice. Athletic trainers will learn to formulate clinical questions, perform research on current studies, analyze the available data, and apply the principles in their practice in order to provide the best and most accurate care possible. The study guide is divided into units, and each unit includes a journal article from the Journal of Sport Rehabilitation (JSR). A series of 15 to 20 multiple-choice or true-or-false questions conclude each unit to review and reinforce concepts. A final exam consists of 50 multiple-choice and true-or-false questions that address concepts throughout the course materials. Upon passing the exam, individuals may print out and submit a certificate for continuing education credits.

    Evidence-Based Practice in Athletic Training 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. Certified athletic trainers completing this course may earn continuing education units to apply toward the newly required evidence-based practice category to maintain their certification.

    View Human Kinetics’ complete selection of evidence-based courses.


    A continuing education course for certified athletic trainers seeking further education in evidence-based practice.

    Table of Contents

    Course Introduction

    Overview of Evidence-Based Practice

    • Review questions for chapters 1 to 3 of the print book:

    - EBP models

    - PICO and searching

    - Threats and strengths to research

    • Read the selected article from the Journal of Sport Rehabilitation

    • Answer the review questions (15 total)

    Critical Appraisal of EBP in AT

    • Review questions for chapters 4 to 8

    - Diagnostic research

    - Prognostic research

    - Systematic reviews and meta-analyses

    - Clinical practice guidelines

    - Review outcome measures

    • Read the selected article from the Journal of Sport Rehabilitation

    • Answer the review questions (20 total)

    Research Statistics and Design

    • Review questions for chapters 9 to 11

    - Quantitative research

    - Qualitative research

    - Research ethics

    • Read the selected article from the Journal of Sport Rehabilitation

    • Answer the review questions (15 total)

    Course Exam: 50-question multiple-choice or true-or-false questions

    About the Author

    Scot Raab, PhD, is an assistant professor in the athletic training education program at Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff. Raab earned his PhD in teaching and administration and has more than 20 years of experience in clinical practice, higher education instruction, and methodological review to contribute to EBP education. He teaches several research courses and mentors undergraduate and graduate students in research projects.

    Debbie Craig, PhD, is the director of the athletic training education program in the department of physical therapy and athletic training and a professor at Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff. With more than a decade of clinical practice in athletic training and a PhD in educational leadership, Craig is an authority in EBP and research protocols. She teaches EBP to graduate students and is a member of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association.


    All ancillaries are free to course adopters and available at

    Instructor guide. Includes a sample syllabus, chapter summaries, and suggestions on incorporating these elements in class as well as suggestions for classroom and lab activities, assignments, and class projects that will engage students in critical thinking. An annotated list of suggested readings is included for instructors.

    Presentation package plus image bank. Includes a robust collection of PowerPoint slides that present key concepts from every chapter. These slides can be modified, rearranged, and manipulated to fit the syllabus of each class and can also be used as handouts for classroom activities. The image bank includes all of the tables and figures from the book, which can be used in the PowerPoint slides for classroom lectures and activities. The images are organized by chapter for easy navigation.

    The presentation package plus image bank is also available for purchase • ISBN 978-1-4504-9815-9