Z 09/10/19 Constructing Your Clinical Question to Deliver Useful Results: From Patient Applications to Research Inquiry

$ 40.00

September 10, 2019
4:00 pm to 5:30 pm CST

The registration for this webinar will close at 12:00 pm (cst) on September 10, 2019.

Description:  This webinar reviews the utility of well-formed clinical questions for treatment planning and analysis of the state of the scientific literature.  A framework will be reviewed for constructing clinical questions that promote strategic and efficient review of research literature by the practicing clinician.  Examples will be drawn from physical and occupational therapy and speech-language pathology with a focus on bridging findings into practice.  Use of findings for further research inquiry will be discussed.

Instructor: Julia Carpenter, MA, CCC-SLP, Clinical Practice Leader for Speech-Language Pathology, Shirley Ryan AbilityLab, Research Speech-Language Pathologist, Center for Aphasia Research and Treatment
Audience:  Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants, Physical Therapists, Physical Therapy Assistants, Speech-Language Pathologists, Nurses

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the utility of clinical questions to address patient needs
  • Apply a framework to develop a clinical question and guide a literature search
  • Analyze how your clinical question would contribute to the research literature

Continuing Education Credits

Occupational Therapy
The Shirley Ryan AbilityLab is an approved provider for the American Occupational Therapy Association to offer continuing education in occupational therapy. This intermediate level program awards occupational therapists 0.15 CEUs or 1.5 contact hour. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA. Category 3: Professional Issues – Contemporary Issues and Trends.

Physical Therapy
This course has been approved by the Illinois Physical Therapy Board for 1.5 Contact Hours. Approval #216-000069

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

Speech-Language Pathology

This course is offered for 0.15 CEUs (Intermediate level, Related area).


The Shirley Ryan AbilityLab (OH-362, 09/01/2020-118KAS) is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Ohio Nurses Association (OBN-001-91), an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

This CNE is being offered for 1.5 contact hours OH-362, 09/01/2020-118KAS


Financial: Receives an Honorarium for teaching this course from the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab.
Non-Financial: No relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.


Nurses Occupational Therapists Occupational Therapy Assistants Physical Therapist Assistants Physical Therapists Speech Language Pathologists


Clinical Research