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Course Overview

Administrators, funders, payers, and patients increasingly encourage healthcare providers to implement evidence-based practices into their clinical practice. andomized controlled trials is the gold standard approach to identifying a practice as evidence-based. However, in many disciplines, such an approach is not always feasible. As such, there are a variety of different research methods used to empirically test practices. This course will provide an overview of why the use of evidence-based practices is important in clinical care as well as the various methods used to validate a practice as evidence-based. It will also discuss the benefits and challenges of implementing evidence-based practices in clinical care and review the steps providers should take to implement them in clinical practice.

About the Course Author

Naju Madra, M.A. is an internal subject matter expert and clinical content writer for Relias' Behavioral Healthcare library. She earned her Master's degree in Psychology with specific study in neuropsychological assessment for children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders. She brings with her a wealth of experience in clinical assessment, along with expertise in large-scale clinical research project management, recruitment, training, as well as in-person and web-based curriculum development.

In addition to scholarly activities such as writing manuals and preparing manuscripts for peer-reviewed journals, Ms. Madra has over 15 years of behavioral healthcare experience ranging from crisis counseling and job coaching for individuals with severe mental illness and co-occurring disorders, to community college instruction, and trauma specialist at the Veterans Health Administration. In her current role, Ms. Madra has contributed authorship to over 100 behavioral healthcare course offerings for both licensed and non-licensed professionals in the Health & Human Services market.

Naju Madra, M.A. has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Sarah Clavell Storer, Ph.D. is a licensed clinical psychologist with extensive experience in the assessment and treatment of children, adolescents, and young adults. She specializes in applying innovative, evidence-based clinical approaches to the mental health treatment of those she works with. She has developed workshops and trainings on a variety of topics, including increasing children's self-esteem, how parents can effectively manage problem behaviors, problem-solving skills training, and communication skills. The focus of Dr. Clavell Storer's research is on the aggressive behaviors of children and adolescents. She is a graduate of Yale University (Psychology) and has her Master's and Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology San Diego. Dr. Storer is a psychologist at UC San Diego, Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS). Sarah Clavell Storer, Ph.D. has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.

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Certificates provided by accrediting body (28 Match)

  • American Nurses Credentialing Center

    1.00HOURS

    In support of improving patient care, Relias LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.


  • American Psychological Association

    1.00HOURS

    As a Jointly Accredited organization, Relias LLC is approved to offer co-sponsored psychology continuing education by the American Psychological Association (APA) Office of Continuing Education in Psychology (CEP). The APA is an associate member of Joint Accreditation for Interprofessional Continuing Education.
  • California Board of Registered Nursing

    1.00HOURS

    Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, CEP# 13791 Nurses will receive 1.0 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • District of Columbia Board of Nursing

    1.00HOURS

    District of Columbia Board of Nursing Approved Continuing Education program (CEBroker Provider #50-290). Nurses will receive 1.0 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling

    1.00HOURS

    Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling (CEBroker Provider #50-290).
    This activity is approved for 1.0 contact hours.
  • Ohio Marriage and Family Therapist Board

    1.00HOURS

    Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage and Family Therapist Board Provider # RTX050401 CEBroker Provider 50-290 This activity is approved for 1.0 contact hours
  • Ohio Professional Counselor Board

    1.00HOURS

    Ohio Counselor, Social WOrker and Marriage and Family Therapist Board Provider # RCX100502 CEBroker Provider: 50-290 This activity is approved for 1.0 contact hours.
  • Ohio Social Worker Board

    1.00HOURS

    Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage and Family Therapist Board CEBroker Provider: 50-290 This activity is approved for 1.0 contact hours.
  • Florida Board of Nursing

    1.00HOURS

    Florida Board of Nursing (CEBroker Provider #50-290). Nurses will receive 1.0 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • Association of Social Work Boards

    1.00HOURS


    As a Jointly Accredited Organization, Relias LLC is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. Relias LLC maintains responsibility for this course. Social workers completing this course receive 1.0 Clinical continuing education credits.


    Course Delivery Format: Asynchronous Distance Learning-interaction includes quizzes with questions and answers, post-tests. This module is Reading-Based.
  • Florida Board of Psychology

    1.00HOURS

    Florida Board Of Psychology (CEBroker Provider #50-290)
  • Georgia Board of Nursing

    1.00HOURS

    Georgia Board of Nursing (CEBroker Provider #50-290). Nurses will receive 1.0 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education

    1.00HOURS

    In support of improving patient care, Relias LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.


    Relias LLC designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • South Carolina Board of Nursing

    1.00HOURS

    This program was approved by the South Carolina Board of Nursing Approved Continuing Education Program (CEBroker Provider #50-290).
    Nurses will receive 1.0 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • Florida Board of Medicine

    1.00HOURS

    Florida Board of Medicine (CEBroker Provider #50-290).
  • Florida Physician Assistants

    1.00HOURS

    Florida Physician Assistants (CEBroker Provider #50-290)
  • West Virginia Board of Registered Nursing

    1.00HOURS

    West Virginia Board of Registered Nursing (CEBroker Provider #50-290).
    Nurses will receive 1.0 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • New Mexico Board of Nursing

    1.00HOURS

    New Mexico Board of Nursing (CEBroker Provider #50-290).
    Nurses will receive 1.0 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • Arkansas State Board of Nursing

    1.00HOURS

    Arkansas State Board Of Nursing Approved Continuing Education program (CEBroker Provider #50-290).
    Nurses will receive 1.0 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • Ohio State Medical Board

    1.00HOURS

    State Medical Board of Ohio (CEBroker Provider #: 50-290)
  • Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners

    1.00HOURS

    Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners (CEBroker Provider #: 50-290)
  • Mississippi State Board of Medical Licensure

    1.00HOURS

    Mississippi State Board of Medical Licensure (CEBroker Provider #: 50-290)
  • South Carolina Board of Social Work Examiners

    1.00HOURS

    South Carolina Board of Social Work Examiners (CEBroker Provider 50-290)
  • American Nurses Credentialing Center

    1.00HOURS

    N/A
  • Association of Social Work Boards

    1.00HOURS

    N/A
  • Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education

    1.00HOURS

    N/A
  • American Psychological Association

    1.00HOURS

    N/A
  • New York State Education Department, Office of the Professions, State Board of Psychology

    1.00HOURS

    N/A


Course Details
  • Course Code:

    REL-HHS-0-EUEBP-V2
  • Hours:

    1.00
  • Type:

    Online Course
  • Release Date:

    2019-07-01
  • Expiration Date:

    2022-05-31
  • Learning Objectives:

    Discuss the variety of methods used to identify a practice as evidence-based and how information is disseminated about identified evidence-based practices (EBPs) to the field.; Describe the steps to incorporating EBPs into clinical practice.; Explain the benefits and criticisms of using EBPs in clinical practice.
  • Outline:

    Section 1: Introduction
    About This Course
    Learning Objectives
    Section 2: Overview of Evidence-Based Practices
    Evidence-Based Practice Defined
    Why Evidence-Based Practices?
    Identifying a Practice as Evidence-Based
    Review
    Summary
    Section 3: Benefits and Criticisms of Implementing Evidence-Based Practices
    Meet Gary
    From the Field
    Benefits of Implementing EBPs
    Criticisms of Implementing EBPs
    Update with Gary
    Review
    Summary
    Section 4: Incorporating EBPs into Clinical Practice
    Steps to Incorporate EBPs in Clinical Practice
    Evaluate the Patient’s Presenting Problem(s)
    Critically Evaluate the Relevant Literature
    Share Literature Results with the Patient
    Develop a Collaborative Treatment Plan
    Implement the Evidence-Based Practice
    Evaluate the Outcomes
    Review
    Summary
    Section 5: Conclusion
    Summary
    Congratulations!
  • Target Audience:

    The target audience for this course is: Entry level Psychologists; Intermediate level Alcohol and Drug Counselors; Intermediate level Professional Counselors; Intermediate level Social Workers; Nurses; in the following settings: Health and Human Services.
  • Course Delivery Method and Format:

    Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
    Relias has a grievance policy in place to facilitate reports of dissatisfaction. Relias will make every effort to resolve each grievance in a mutually satisfactory manner. In order to report a complaint or grievance please contact Relias.
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    All courses offered by Relias, LLC are developed from a foundation of diversity, inclusiveness, and a multicultural perspective. Knowledge, values and awareness related to cultural competency are infused throughout the course content.
    Reference herein to any specific commercial product, process, or service by trade name, trademark, service mark, manufacturer or otherwise does not constitute or imply any endorsement, recommendation, or favoring of, or affiliation with, Relias, LLC.
    All characteristics and organizations referenced in the following training are fictional. Any resemblance to any actual organizations or persons living or dead, is purely coincidental.
    To earn continuing education credit for this course you must achieve a passing score of 80% on the post-test and complete the course evaluation.
  • Accommodations:

    If you require special accommodations to complete this module, please contact Relias Customer Support here.
  • Disclosures:

    Expert Reviewers, Instructors, and Staff Writers disclosures will be listed above after the individuals' biographical paragraph. All other members involved within the planning of this educational activity have declared no conflict of interest exists when planning and developing this course.