Literature Search & Critical Appraisal 101
By: American Chiropractic Association

Course Description

This course provides an overview of the basics of clinical science literature search and retention, and a brief overview for critically appraising two common study designs published in the clinical literature. Learners will learn to apply commonly used criteria to appraise the evidence in selected journal articles, determine their level of rigor and usefulness, and identify and discuss their strengths and limitations. Resources commonly used by the scientific community will be referenced to enable immediate application of the course content in daily clinical practice. Learning Objectives Assess relevant literature using online search of PubMed Critically appraise cohort study and randomized trial, with illustration/discussion Identify clinically relevant and meaningful outcomes to better apply evidence-based principles to practice.

Course Details

  • Literature Search & Critical Appraisal 101
  • By:    American Chiropractic Association
  • Instructor:    Joel P. Carmichael, DC
  • Total CE Hours:    1
  • Course Format:     Online Distance Learning
  • Course Categories:     DC Continuing Education
  • Course Subjects | CE HOURS:
    • Evidence-Based Outcomes  -1 CE Hours