Evidence-Based Practice (EBP)

Evidence-based practice is the integration of:

  • clinical expertise/expert opinion;
  • external scientific evidence; and
  • client/patient/caregiver perspectives.

EBP Triangle

When all three components of EBP are considered together, clinicians are able to make informed evidence-based decisions and provide high-quality services reflecting the interests, values, needs, and choices of individuals with communication disorders.

The EBP Process

All EPB Steps

Follow these steps to initiate and implement EBP into your clinical practice.

Dive Deeper into EBP Concepts

Learn more about concepts found within evidence-based practice.

EBP Tools and Resources


Next: Step 1–Frame Your Clinical Question

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