Week 1 | Evidence-Based Practice (16171-SP)
- What is evidence-based Practice?
- 5 Steps for EBN practice
- What makes good evidence?
- Why do nurses need to EBP?
- Barriers to nurses using EBP
- Searching for Evidence Pyramid F. HowtoLocateE-Resources
- Search for the Best Evidence to Answer the Question - Search Databases Efficiently for Research Journal Articles
- CINAHL/CINAHL Plus
- Locating E-Journals
- Open Access and Free Journal Sites
- Search for Practice Guidelines
- National Guideline Clearing house guideline.gov
- Search for Evidence Summaries
- DynaMed: Prevention
- Nursing Reference Center
- Use a Meta-Search Engine to Find Evidence Sites
- TRIP Database
- Systematic review vs. Meta-analysis
- Cochrane Database of Systematic Review
- Finding Systematic Review and Meta-Analyses in PubMed
- Finding Systematic Review and Meta-Analyses in CINAHL
- Navigating the Web beyond Basic Google to Find Evidence?
- Google Advanced Search Features
- Google Scholar
- Must Evaluate Web Resources: Evaluation Strategies
- Criteria for Evaluating Web Sites
Objectives for Learning Outcomes
At the end of this course work the learner will be able to:
- Describe web resources to use for evidence-based nursing practice.
- Identify strategies to improve searching skills to find appropriate evidence
on the web to improve patient care.
- Apply the PICO approach to formulating and answering a clinical question.
Janet Schnall, MS, AHIP
Information Management Librarian, UW Health Sciences Library and Information Center, Seattle, WA
JoAnne Whitney, PhD, RN, CWCN, FAAN
Certified Wound Care Nurse; Associate Dean for Research, Professor, Biobehavioral Nursing and Health System, UW School of Nursing; Research Scientist, UW Medicine/Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, WA