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Pearson's EBP Briefs: Evidence-Based Practice for School-Age Stuttering: Balancing Existing Research with Clinical Practice

Course: #7001 1 Hour

Pearson's EBP Briefs are case studies designed to assist with using evidence-based practice (EBP) in everyday clinical decision-making. This case will examine the clinical question, “What treatment options help school-age children who stutter improve their communication so they can participate fully in educational and social activities?” The related literature search and analysis, along with the resultant clinical decision and application to clinical practice, will also be discussed.

A relevant assessment tool for this case is the OASES (Yaruss & Quesal, 2010).

Course created on May 6, 2015

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Learning Outcomes

  • Participants will be able to identify the clinical question for an example case scenario.
  • Participants will be able to list relevant search criteria for retrieving evidence related to the clinical question.
  • Participants will be able to identify factors to consider when evaluating the evidence.
  • Participants will be able to describe a clinical decision based on the evidence analysis.

Agenda

0-20 Minutes Background and Clinical Question
20-30 Minutes Search for Evidence
30-50 Minutes Evaluating the Evidence
50-60 Minutes The Evidence-based Decision and Application to Clinical Practice

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Presenter Disclosure: Scott Yaruss - Financial: Scott Yaruss is author, co-author, or editor of several booklets, books, and brochures on stuttering, as well as co-author of the Overall Assessment of the Speaker's Experience of Stuttering (OASES), which is briefly mentioned in this article and for which he receives royalties from Pearson. He was paid by Pearson at the time of publication for authoring this article. Nonfinancial: Member of National Stuttering Foundation and IFA; volunteer for various stuttering-related organizations.Kristin Pelczarski - Financial: Kristin Pelczarski was paid by Pearson at the time of publication for authoring this article. Nonfinancial: National Stuttering Association chapter leader.

Sponsor Disclosure: This course is presented by SpeechPathology.com in cooperation with Pearson Assessments.

Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

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