Evidenced-based practice edna foregard nurs 408 01 conceptual bases of nursing linda jacobson, msn, rn, phn, coi june 12th 2013 abstract evidence based practice is a combination of the best practice obtained from research study, patient care data, and expert opinion in order to identify different methods of improvement in providing high quality care reflecting values, needs, interest and. One of the key principles in medicine today is evidence-based practice in nursing (ebp) this is the practice of medicine based on solid research, and it adheres to standards for high quality and safety, all while focusing on patients’ needs.
322 | chapter 14 application of evidence-based nursing practice with research each of these characteristics for the clinical questions was discussed in chapters 1 and 4the development of a clear and concise clinical ques-tion is of paramount importance, because the question directs the en-tire process.
Evidence-based practice requires new skills of the clinician, including efficient literature searching, and the application of formal rules of evidence in evaluating the clinical literature the steps in the ebp process. Evidence-based practice demands the use of the “best” knowledge the evidence hierarchy ranks sources of knowledge according to the strength of information they provide table 1 lists the levels and types of studies as ranked by nursing researchers polit and beck in their textbook nursing research. Health sciences & human services library, university of maryland-this website offers an introduction and tutorial on the concepts and application of evidence based practice healthlinks at the university of washington - this website offers a guide to finding, learning and constructing questions in the pursuit of evidence based practice.
Running head: application of evidence-based practice 2 the nursing practice heavily relies on the evidence based clinical information to determine current standards of practice within the nursing scope of practice a multitude of informational journals and peer reviewed articles are readily available to help guide the decisions placed into practice. The practice of evidence-based medicine is a process of lifelong, self-directed, problem-based learning in which caring for one’s own patients creates the need for clinically important information about diagnosis, prognosis, therapy and other clinical and health care issues.