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Chapter 11: Domain V: Healthcare Administration and Professional Responsibility

Which of the following methods would allow a sports medicine staff to evaluate the effectiveness of their anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) rehabilitation protocol over the past 5 years?

A. Internal chart audit

B. Statistical injury summary

C. Client survey

D. Critical incident report

A: Peer review auditing of individual patient charts can provide an objective evaluation of strengths, weaknesses, and outcomes of a particular program or program component.28 Question Level: R

Which type of program evaluation involves identifying possible problems, discussing areas of strengths and weaknesses, and evaluating progress toward meeting the objectives of the program?

A. Summative evaluation

B. Formative evaluation

C. Criteria-oriented evaluation

D. Outcome assessment evaluation

B: Information obtained in a formative evaluation is used to improve program quality.28 Question Level: R

Which of the following tools would provide practitioners with summary statements of evidence-based information to guide choices on appropriate care of specific conditions?

A. Outcome assessment measures

B. Summative evaluation statements

C. Clinical practice guidelines

D. Randomized clinical trials

C: Clinical practice guidelines (e.g., Ottawa Ankle Rules) utilize a systematic review of evidence-based practice studies to provide practical statements clinicians can use in making patient care decisions.28 Question Level: R

When conducting a literature search for evidence related to anterior shoulder dislocations in the adolescent population, which of the following demonstrates the best use of Boolean operators to provide a comprehensive list of related articles?

A. Anterior shoulder dislocation IN adolescent athletes

B. Anterior shoulder dislocation NOT adults

C. Anterior shoulder dislocation in adolescent OR pediatric athletes

D. Anterior shoulder dislocation in adolescents AND youth AND children

D: Boolean operators provide ways to refine a literature search by combining or excluding keywords.31 Question Level: A

The Sports Medicine Program where you work recently developed a new protocol for triaging patients. After their appointment, each patient is asked to complete a five-question pencil-and-paper questionnaire to determine ...

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