OT-701: Application of Research Evidence in Practice

4 credit hours

Promotes students’ development of scholarship skills including effectively locating, understanding, critiquing, and evaluating research using this knowledge for informing occupational therapy practice. Students will articulate the importance of how scholarly research contributes to the development of knowledge as it relates to occupational therapy. This course includes a review of descriptive and inferential statistics for understanding and critiquing the validity of research. Competence in critiquing the validity of research studies, including designs and methodologies for both quantitative and qualitative research are major learning outcomes of the course.