The purpose of this presentation is to provide attendees with a description of the three essential components that comprise critical thinking, an overview of a conceptual framework for understanding these components and how they might complement EBP, and to provide strategies for helping clinicians to understand and engage in critical thinking in the clinic.
ASHA: 0.2 Intermediate
CA SLPAHB: 2.0
Patrick Finn is a professor at the University of Georgia. He has published articles on stuttering, science/pseudoscience, and evidence-based practice. His current research, teaching, and advocacy focuses on critical thinking and its application to evidence-based practice. He is chair of the CAPCSD Task Force on Critical Thinking and an Editor-in-Chief for Perspectives of the ASHA Special Interest Groups.
- Participants will describe the essential components of critical thinking.
- Participants will describe a basic framework for understanding critical thinking as a complement to evidence-based practice.
- Participants will describe basic strategies for applying critical thinking in the clinic.
This course must be watched in its entirety. In order to receive the CMH or the CEU certificate, a quiz is required to be completed with 80% success.
Financial— Will receive a speaking fee from the Lavi Institute/Power Up Conference
Nonfinancial— Dr. Finn is chair of the CAPCSD Task Force on Critical Thinking and an Editor-in-Chief for Perspectives of the ASHA Special Interest Groups.
5 mins – Disclosures, Introduction
50 mins – Literature review, review of conceptual framework and methodology
55 mins – Results and Recommendations
10 mins – Q&A