OT 433 Evidence-based Practice I, 2 credits

The occupational therapy Evidence-Based Practice series I and II is offered over two semesters and designed to develop skills in implementing evidence-based practice, required by the practicing occupational therapist.

OT Evidence-Based Practice I: students will be introduced to the topic of evidence-based practice as well as basic information related to research methodology. Students will develop a clinical question, gather current published evidence, complete a critical review of the evidence, and summarize and present the results of the critical appraisal process.

This course will prepare the student for OT Evidence-Based Practice II, which will focus on the development and implementation of an evidence-based practice project during Level II Fieldwork.

Prerequisite: OT 520