Integration of Evidence-Based Practice Into Professional Nursing Practice
As the professional nurse, you realize that your nursing care area often sees patients with the same particularly challenging nursing care issue (NOT medical care issue). Include all of the following in your answer to this discussion:
- Identify the nursing care issue or problem and justify why it is a nursing care issue in need of implementation of evidence. Remember, this should not be a medical issue.
- Explain how you would search the nursing literature for evidence on this topic (including search terms you would use) and how you would critically appraise the evidence found in your search.
Hood, L. J. (2014). Leddy & Pepper's conceptual bases of professional nursing (8th ed.). Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
- Chapter 10: pp. 250–265
- Chapter 16: pp. 408–409
Optional readings from Hood:
- Chapter 10: pp. 242–250
- Chapter 16: pp. 410–415
Other Required Readings (located in Webliography):
- Massachusetts Nurse of the Future Nursing Core Competencies: Slides 9–12 and 37–38
- AACN Essentials of Baccalaureate Education: pages 15–17
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