Clinical studies provide the E in EBP (Evidence-Based Practice)! This session will introduce you to the rules and regulations of conducting human-subjects research and provide examples and suggestions for conducting your own case studies and chart reviews. Come learn about how you can
contribute to the OMT literature!
The participant learned the levels of review provided by an Institutional Review Board for Human Subjects Research, the general criteria and types of research, types of research appropriate for implementation in a clinical setting. Finally they explored resources that provide guidance for designing clinical research.
1. Name three levels of review provided by an Institutional Review Board (IRB) for Human Subjects Research.
2. Describe the general IRB criteria for research involving limited cases, retrospective chart reviews, and prospective data collection.
3. Identify two general types of research that are most appropriate for implementation in a clinical setting.
4. List resources that provide guidance for designing clinical research.
10 minutes: Introduction to Clinical Research
20 minutes: Roles and Responsibilities of the IRB
10 minutes: History of Clinical Research in Orofacial Myofunctional Disorders
10 minutes: Single-Subject Experimental Design
10 minutes: Activity: Design a single-subject study based on your practice
10 minutes: Chart Review and Database Development
10 minutes: Activity: Design your clinical database
10 minutes: Questions and Answers
Total time: 1.5 hours
To receive CE Credit for this session, participants must view the entire 1.5-hour session and correctly answer 4/5 quiz questions.
ASHA CE Provider approval and use of the Brand Block does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products or clinical procedures.
Participants will earn 0.15 ASHA CEUs, intermediate level, for attendance of this 1.5 hour session.
This course is not pre approved for AOTA continuing education credit.