Webinar: Evidence-Based Practice Tools for Practicing Clinicians

What does evidence-based practice (EBP) mean to you as a clinician? This webinar, provided by ASHA's National Center for Evidence-Based Practice in Communication Disorders (N-CEP), will guide you in the first steps of implementing EBP into your clinical decision making. The course will review the definition and components of EBP, describe the steps of the EBP process, and provide time-saving tools and clinical scenarios to help you integrate evidence into your clinical practice.

Learning Outcomes

This webinar will provide you with the tools and training to do all of the following tasks:

  • Define and identify components of EBP 
  • Describe the four steps of EBP 
  • Define and create a Population, Intervention, Comparison, Outcome (PICO) question 
  • Identify factors that may influence study quality 
  • Use ASHA resources to enhance EBP 

What's Covered? 

  • Definition and importance of EBP 
  • Review of external scientific evidence, clinical expertise, and client perspective(s)
  • Overview of each step in the EBP process 
  • Quality appraisal of individual studies and systematic reviews
  • Resources for EBP: ASHA and other resources 
  • Clinical scenarios  

Webinar and Resource Materials 


Mariel Solomon, MS, CCC-SLP, is a clinical research associate for ASHA's National Center for Evidence-Based Practice in Communication Disorders (N-CEP), where she focuses on pediatric speech-language pathology topics for resources such as the ASHA Evidence Maps. Prior to working at ASHA, she was a clinician in a variety of school settings ranging from early intervention to post-secondary education services.

Financial Disclosures

  • ASHA employee

Nonfinancial Disclosures

  • Team member of ASHA’s N-CEP

Course Information

CE Credit: 0.05 ASHA CEUs (0.5 PDHs) 
Dates: 3/16/2021–3/16/2026  
Type of course: Self-study webinar 
Instructional Level: Introductory 
Content Area: Related 
Intended Audience: Audiologists and speech-language pathologists seeking time-saving EBP resources to integrate into their clinical practice

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