The subject of evidence-based practice is discussed in this paper beginning with a definition of the term taken from our text by Blais and Hayes (2011). I discuss the way in which we care for intravenous lines as an example of a procedure done at our hospital that uses evidence-based g...
What is meant by the phrase ‘Evidence Based Practice’?
Evidence-based practice can be described as “a framework of decisions that are made from previous knowledge that are derived from previous research” (University of Westminster, 2008). Evidence-based practice allows the practitioner t...
An Appraisal of a Piece of Research-based Evidence Relevant to Healthcare Practice.
Since the 1970’s the term evidence-based health care has progressively been used more, the expansion of evidence-based health care has risen with the development of being able to access a range of information. O...
Evidence Based Nursing Practice in Nursing
"Doing the right things right" (Craig & Smyth, 2002, p.4)
Used to improve the experiences associated with health care and illness
o Infection control (aseptic technique)
o DVT (deep vein thrombosis) prevention
Nursing is probably the most holistic health-related profession. It warrants the nurse to approach one’s practice in a manner that not only focuses on the health issues of the patient but rather encompassing the whole well being of the person. Which includes the physical and physiological, mental,...
Write a report on the use of evidence based nursing within long term conditions (LTC), including personal reflection on how you have recently used evidence based practice in the care of a person with a long term condition.
2.1. This report discusses the significance of...
Faculty of Health and Life Sciences
Mental Health Nursing Diploma
September 2009 Cohort
Describe the key issues surrounding reliability, validity and trustworthiness as applied to Evidence Based Practice
The findings from good, current, reliable, valid or trustworthy res...
Evidence Based –Health Care and Social Care 2
Critical appraisal of Outcome Measure (BPI) for Cancer related pain and the use of this outcome measure (BPI) in the effective management of Cancer Pain
Integration of Evidence-Based Practice into Professional Nursing Practice
Chamberlain College of Nursing
NR 351: Transitions to Professional Nursing
During the 1980’s, the term “ev...
Evidence-based practice (EBP) is a crucial component in the process of providing ethical and high quality therapy services. This holds true for professionals who are providing speech and language intervention to individual’s with communication disorders. According to the American Speech Language a...
Evidence-based practice is the process of applying existing research findings that has shown to work when considering a chosen strategy. It is based on analysing the collection of data that has contributed towards a specific knowledge base, which has been shared amongst fellow practitioners within a...
This purpose of this paper is to critically appraise a research article titled ‘ Aggressive behavior on acute psychiatric wards: prevalence, severity and management ’ by Choloe Foster, Len Bowers & Nijman (2007). This article was published in the Journal of advanced Nursing 58...
âHydrocephalusâ and the use of shunt for treatment is the focus of case study given. Infection control when placing a foreign body in a patient in surgical procedures is the focus of this essay. There a lot of challenges unique to every area when controlling infection. Areas like the patientsâ...
Social Service Organizations in the Era of Evidence-Based Practice
Evidence –based practice has been gaining acceptance and momentum in the social services professions. As evidence related to specific programs and inventions mount, social service practitioners and organizations around t...
Applying The Evidence To Practice
Student No C3227494
Module Leaders- Francis Chapman, Martin Hird and Simon Madley
2.0 Critical discussion of the evidence
2.1 Auditing Process
2.2 Evaluation of the Action Plan
2.3 The Benchmarking Process
Implementation of Evidence-Based Practice
Submitted to Sharon Mooney, RN, MSN in partial fulfillment of
NR 460R Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing
April 9, 2010
Implementation of Evidence-Based Practice
Throughout history, nursing practice has experienced...
Today, human resources are seen as "the available talents and energies of people who are available to an organization as potential contributors to the creation and realization of the organization's mission, vision, strategy and goals" (Jackson and Schuler, 2000, p. 37).There exist two models that se...
Delivering practice-based interprofessional education to community mental health teams: Understanding some key lessons
Scott Reevesa, , , Della Freethb, Sally Glenb, Tony Leibac, Emma-Jane Berridgeb and Joe Herzbergd
aDepartment of Family and Community Medicine, Centre for Faculty Development a...
Negotiating Wisely for a Positive Outcome
By Chelse Benham
“Character may almost be called the most effective means of persuasion.” – Aristotle
Learning to negotiate is an empowering ability. Decisive and expedient exchanges between people can be elevated to an art form when you acquire per...
Based on Stanovich and Stanovich’s (2003) framework for evidence-based practice in education, Memory
Tutor and Wordle have markedly different evidence bases linked directly to their relative effectiveness, as well
as the strength of the theoretical foundations upon which the techniques are based...