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American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Annual Convention, Los Angeles, California


The demands on clinicians for evidence-based practice (EBP) are great. However, many speech-language pathologists have received little to no training in how to ‘do’ EBP. In this presentation, we aim to describe and provide practical suggestions for two of the steps in EBP—accessing, then reading and interpreting research to inform clinical decision-making. Our goal is to give clinicians the tools and confidence they need to grow into expert clinicians.

Learner Outcome 1: Describe the components of evidence-based practice (EBP)

Learner Outcome 2: Identify ways to access research

Learner Outcome 3: Identify steps in reading and evaluating the quality of a research article


Associated references and resources are available as an "Additional file" below.


0000-0001-9515-2645 (Murphy)

Original Publication Citation

Murphy, K. A., Harold, M. P., & Huston, M. (2017). Demystifying Research: Accessing & Understanding Evidence for Clinical Practice. Poster presented at the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Annual Convention, Los Angeles, California.

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Demystifying Research -- References & Resources