Topic 1

Discuss how you used the three components inherent to Evidence-Based Practice inquiry to direct your clinical question database search.

Topic 2: Database for Practice Area

Review page 185, Selected Guideline Databases. Determine which databases are most relevant for your practice area and career research questions. Post your selections and how they relate to the two areas.

Note, apart from the reference page, write only one page for each topic.


Textbook Readings

Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing and Healthcare

  • Chapter 7: “Integration of Patient Preferences and Values in Clinician Expertise Into Evidence-Based Decision Making”

Journal Readings

Articles can be located through a search in the CINAHL database, OVID database, Kaplan University Library (links to these are located under the Student Resources in Course Home), Doc Sharing area, or by using the link at the end of the reference if provided.

Institute of Medicine (2001). Crossing the quality chasm: A new health system for the 21st century. Washington, DC: National Academy Press.

Solomons, N., & Spross, J. (2011). Evidence-based practice barriers and facilitators from a continuous quality improvement perspective: An integrative review. Journal of Nursing Management, 19(1), 109–120.

Weeks, S. M., Marshall, J., & Burns, P. (2009). Development of an evidence-based practice & research collaborative among urban hospitals. Nursing Clinics in North America, 44(1), 26–31.

Web Resources

Revisit the NCQA website and review the Seminars and Development section. Identify the Live Seminars offered on Quality Evidence in Practice.

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