The goal of this program is to provide an introductory framework for clinicians who want to interpret statistical tests of reliability and validity. After you study the information presented here, you will be able to —
- Recognize the clinical utility of more common statistical values of reliability.
- Differentiate changes in a measurement that represent true difference from that of error.
- Understand the clinical utility, merits, and limitations of statistical values of validity.
Gannett Healthcare Group is an approved sponsor by The New York State Education Department of Continuing Education for Physical Therapists and Physical Therapist Assistants from October 21, 2009 to October 20, 2015.
This activity is provided by The Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners Accredited Provider #GED012010TPTA2012004 for 1/1/2010 to 1/31/2013 and #1601004 for 02/01/13 to 01/31/16 and meets continuing competence requirements for physical therapist and physical therapist assistant licensure renewal in Texas. The assignment of Texas PT CCUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by TPTA or TBPTE.
As of 4/5/10, Gannett Education is recognized by The Physical Therapy Board of California as an approved reviewer and provider of continuing competency courses for the state of California.
Gannett Education was approved as a provider of continuing education by The North Carolina Physical Therapy Association (provider no. 09-0215-001PR) from March 8, 2009 through March 8, 2010.
This course has been approved as meeting the continuing education requirements for PTs and PTAs by:
The Ohio Physical Therapy Association (approval no. 10S0348 for 2/14/10 to 2/14/11; 11S0674 for 02/15/11 to 02/15/12; 12S0171 for 02/16/12 to 02/16/13).
The Florida Physical Therapy Association (approval no. CP100015261, expiration date 12/31/10; CE110017074 for 01/01/11 to 12/31/11; CE120417123 for 01/01/12 to 12/31/12; CE130019638 for 01/01/13 to 12/31/13).
The Tennessee Physical Therapy Association (aproval no. 3735 for 04/12/11 to 04/11/12; 4246 for 04/12/12 to 04/11/13, 4987 for 04/12/13 to 04/11/14) for Class 1 Continuing Education Requirement.
The Pennsylvania Board of Physical Therapy (PTCE003837 for 01/01/13 to 12/31/14).
The New Jersey Board of Physical Therapy Examiners (approval no. 295-2010 for 2/1/10 to 1/31/12; 184-2012 for 02/01/12 to 01/31/14).
Approval of this course does not necessarily imply The Florida Physical Therapy Association supports the views of the presenter or the sponsors.
This course has been approved by:
The Maryland State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for 0.1 CEU for 03/24/11 to 03/23/15.
The Nevada State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for 0.1 units of continuing education for 01/30/12 to 07/31/13.
The Illinois Chapter Continuing Education Committee has certified that this course meets the criteria for approval of Continuing Education offerings established by The Illinois Physical Therapy Association (approval no. 437.3197 for 02/01/10 to 02/01/11; 437-3776 for 04/01/11 to 04/01/12; 437-4206 for 04/01/12 to 04/01/13; 437-4820 for 04/01/13 to 04/01/14). According to the Rules for the Administration of the Illinois Physical Therapy Act (section 13460.61) published by the Illinois Department of Professional Regulation, a physical therapist or physical therapist assistant applying for re-licensure in Illinois can earn a maximum of 50 percent of their required continuing education hours from self-study. The hours awarded of this course are designated for self-study CE credit.
Other states may accept this course for meeting their CE requirements. Check with your state association or board.