09/07/22: How To Perform Journal Manuscript Reviews

Time:  September 7, 2022, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm Central Daylight Time

Note: If you are unable to attend the live event, you will be automatically enrolled in the on-demand version.  The on-demand version will be available six weeks after the live broadcast.

Description: This webinar will review the components of scholarly manuscripts and provide a practical guide for conducting peer-review assessments of manuscripts that are submitted for consideration for publication in academic journals.

Learner Outcomes: Upon completion of this webinar, participants will be able to: 

  • Name the components of a scholarly manuscript
  • Describe the components and characteristics of an effective manuscript peer review
  • Demonstrate how to complete an effective peer review of a scholarly manuscript

Instructor:  Elliot J Roth, MD
Attending Physician, Brian Innovation Center, Shirley Ryan AbilityLab
Paul B. Magnuson Professor and Chairman of PM&R at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine; Chairman of the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine at Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Audience:  Nurses, Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants, Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, Physicians, Psychologists, Social Workers, Speech-Language Pathologists and Rehabilitation Trainees

Continuing Education Credits


The Shirley Ryan AbilityLab is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. This CNE is being offered for 1.5 contact hours of continuing nursing education.

In order to receive contact hours for the live event, nurses must attend the entire webinar and complete the evaluation.  For the on-demand self-study they must also complete a post-test with a minimum passing score.

Physical Therapists:

The Illinois Physical Therapy Board has approved this course for 1.5 Contact Hours.  Approval #216-000069

The Shirley Ryan AbilityLab is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board of Physical Therapy as an approved provider of physical therapy and physical therapist assistant continuing education.  This course has been approved by the New York Physical Therapy Board for 1.5 Contact Hours. 

The following states require continuing education units with no state-specific approval:  CT, IA, and WA

Occupational Therapists:

The Shirley Ryan AbilityLab is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development. Course approval ID# 05129. This distance learning interactive webinar is offered at .15 CEUs [intermediate, Foundational Knowledge]. AOTA does not endorse specific course content, products, or clinical procedures.

Speech-Language Pathology


Course Directors and Planning Committee Members:
Julie Lenkiewicz, MS, CCC-SLP                                 Has nothing to disclose.
Melissa Kolski, PT, OCS, Dip MDT                            Has nothing to disclose.
Leslie Marriott, OT                                                    Has nothing to disclose.
Pamela Pfeifer, MS, RN, NPD-BC                              Has nothing to disclose.

Speakers, Moderators and Panelists:

Elliot J. Roth, MD                                                        Has nothing to disclose. 

For ASHA - Speakers, Moderators and Panelists:

Elliot J. Roth, MD

Financial: Receives a salary for teaching this course from the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab; receives a salary from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Non-financial: No relevant nonfinancial relationships to disclose.

Technology Requirements: To participate, you will need access to a device with an Internet connection. Computers, laptops, iOS and Android devices are supported.
High-speed broadband Internet access (LAN, Cable or DSL) is highly recommended.

Additional requirements include:

  • Web browser: latest stable version of Chrome, Firefox, or Safari
  • JavaScript and Cookies enabled
  • Speaker and microphone, or headset with microphone, or phone to listen to webinar facilitators
  • Do NOT use Internet Explorer or Microsoft Edge as they are not supported.

      Cancellation Policy: To request a cancellation of a live webinar, please provide written notice by email or by phone within 24 hours of placing your order and we will refund you the full course fee. If you cannot give notice within 24 hours, a credit towards a future course of equal value would apply.


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