Research and Evidence Based Practice

HESC 302    Research and Evidence Based Practice

C O U R S E   I N F O R M A T I O N
Course Title:                Research and Evidence Based Practice.
Code:                          HESC 302.
Hours:                         Lec – 2 Hr.    Lab – 0Hr.    Cln – 0 Hrs.    Cr – 2.
Prerequisite:                None.
Level/Semester:           2nd level - Spring.
Department offering the course: Physical Therapy.

C O U R S E   D E S C R I P T I O N :
This course is related to research and covers topics related to research designs and methodologies as well as various components of research proposal and work. In addition, it will cover Sackett's model of evidence-based practice, in which students formulate a clinical question, acquire, and appraise literature for quality and applicability. In addition this course allows students to integrate research evidence, clinical expertise, and patient values in order to make the best clinical decisions

C O U R S E   A I M :
At the end of this course the student will be able to gain knowledge and skills related to research design, problems related to measurement, and data analysis and interpretation, in addition to steps to write research manuscript, and article criticism. Also, this course aims to foster knowledge about the concept of evidence based practice in order to make the best clinical decisions through integration of research evidence, clinical expertise, and patient values.

T E A C H I N G   A N D   L E A R N I N G   M E T H O D S :
Illustrated lecture using white board, personal computer and data show. Class activity /Problem solving.
Demonstration to acquire an evidence.

L I S T   O F   R E F E R E N C E S :
W Pitney, Qualitative Research In Physical Activity And The Health Professions, 1st  edition, Human Kinetics, 2009.
L. Fetters, J. Tilson, Evidence Based Physical Therapy, 1st   edition, F.A. Davis Company.
Phyladelphia, 2012.
D.V. Jewell, Guide to Evidence-Based Physical Therapy Practice, 1st edition, Jones and
Bartlett, Inc, 2007.
R Carter, Rehabilitation Research: Principles And Applications, 4th edition, Saunders, 2010. D.V.  Jewell,  Guide  to  Evidence-Based Physical  Therapy  Practice,  1st   edition,  Jones  and Bartlett, Inc., 2007.

Students are advised to visit web pages related and which are not limited to: