Nursing Research and EVP

Nursing Research & Evidenced-Based Practice

The objective of this study is to examine how evidence-based practice and nursing research are supported and implemented throughout the organization. Secondly, this study will examine the nurses' role in research and evidence-based practice, the steps sued for research and evidence-based practice and the model for evidence-based practice.

Role of Nurse in Research and Evidence-Based Practice

Evidence-based practice is a term that is used to define the "conscientious use of current best evidence in making decisions about patient care." (Bauer, 2010, p.1) Evidence-based practice is an approach for problem solving that incorporates the following:

(1) A systematic search for and critical appraisal of the most relevant evidence to answer a burning clinical question;

(2) One's own clinical expertise; and (3) Patient preferences and values (Bauer, 2010, p.1)

There are several steps involved in the evidence-based practice including: (1) examination of the...
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