Research and evidence based physiotherapy and Bachelor`s degree
 
Module: Physiotherapy
ECTS: 3
Contact hours – lectures: 30
Contact hours – seminar: 15
Contact hours – clinical exercises:  
Contact hours – clinical practice:  
Holder of subject:
Year of study: First
 
Research and evidence based physiotherapy and Bachelor`s degree              

Contact hours – lectures: 30
Contact hours – seminar: 15
Contact hours – clinical exercises:  
Contact hours – clinical practice:  
Holder of subject:  
Education providers:
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Level of study: First Bologna cycle professional education study program
Semester: Winter
Language: Slovene/English
 
Subject-specific competences:
Relationship between research and evidence based practice.
Professionalization: definition and elements of it. 
Hierarchy of evidences.
Collection of evidences (meta-analysis and  meta synthesis).
Definition and evolution of evidence based physiotherapy (EBP).
  • Steps for conducting EBP.
  • Correlation between EBP and research work.
  • Conditions for establish EBP.
  • Responsibility for perform EBP:
  • Obstacles for perform EBP.
  • Competences framework for EBN.
  • Advance practice in physiotherapy.
  • Asking compelling clinical questions.
  • Finding relevant evidence.
  • Critically appraising evidence.
  • Applying the evidence to physiotherapy practice.
  • Generating and disseminating evidence.
  • Creating a culture for evidence based physiotherapy.
 
Objectives and competences:
Students understand and have knowledge to use EBP and it importance for
development of it for in physiotherapy.
 
Student:
  • is acquainted with significance of EBP;
  • gains knowledge about evolution of EBP;
  • gains knowledge about asking compelling clinical questions, finding relevant evidence, critically appraising evidence, generating
  • and disseminating evidence;
  • acquires skills for applying the evidence to physiotherapy practice;
  • is acquainted with significance of culture for EBP. Knowledge of the process of EBP;
  • gains knowledge of the hierarchy of evidence;
  • gains knowledge of models, strategies and tools for utilization of evidence based physiotherapy;
  • gains knowledge of methods for generating and disseminating evidence;
  • is acquainted with barriers to using evidence in physiotherapy practice;
  • learns basis knowledge how to write articles.
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Recommended references:  
Study obligations: 50% obligatory attendance at lectures
100% obligatory attendance at seminars
submitted and presented seminar work
Assessment methods: seminar work (20%)
written examination (80%)