Clinician Expertise Commentary

CLINICIAN EXPERTISE COMMENTARY

The second pillar of evidence-based practice involves the academic training, certifications, and continuing educations of the clinician in the athletic healthcare network. The purpose of the clinical expertise commentary is to provide information and knowledge derived from lived experiences and skill development over the course of patient interactions. The clinician expertise commentary should be succinct reviews of implementation of the best available knowledge paired experience, in-services, and reflective opportunities that have emerged in the translation of evidence into practice. In addition, unique policies for clinical practice advancement and risk management may be provided with explanation of how the policy was developed.

Title: Titles should be no longer than 15 words and the heading “title” does not need to appear in the submission.

Key Phrases/Content Focus: Choose 2-3 key phrases from the provided list that align with the content in the manuscript. In addition, you may choose to provide 1-2 key words relevant to your manuscript.

Abstract: No abstract for commentary manuscripts.

Video Abstract (Optional): A Video Abstract is an accompanying feature for research articles that should attract viewers to the scientific paper. The aim of the Video Abstract is to promote the highlights of your study. Therefore, it should include the main conclusions and results of the paper, but it should also add something to the written paper. Ideally, it should engage viewers by telling a story, for example by starting with a particular finding, a question, or a distinctive topic around which the story will unfold. Your emphasis must be on ways of capturing the attention of your audience, encouraging them to read your paper. The video can be recorded using any software and should be under 2 minutes in length. The video may include voice-over presentation, podcast, and video capture. The video abstracts will be posted on the manuscript homepage and social media.

Text: The commentary should not exceed 2,000 words. The purpose of the clinical expertise commentary is to provide information and knowledge derived from lived experiences and skill development over the course of patient interactions. The clinician expertise commentary should be succinct reviews of implementation of the best available knowledge paired with experience, in-services, and reflective opportunities that have emerged in the translation of evidence into practice. In addition, unique policies for clinical practice advancement and risk management may be provided with explanation of how the policy was developed.

References: Provide up to 10 references used to support the commentary at the conclusion of the column. Please adhere to AMA guidelines.