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NURS 4610: Translating Evidence for Nursing Practice

This LibGuide is designed to assist students in the online RN-to-BSN program with EBP-related competencies in NURS 4610.

What is Evidence-Based Practice?


Schmidt, N.A., & Brown, J.M. (2022). Evidence-based practice for nurses (5th ed.). Jones & Bartlett: Burlington, MA

NURS 4610 Competencies for Evidence-Based Practice

This LibGuide is designed to help you achieve the following competencies as a student in NURS 4610:  

Competency 2   Acquisition of Knowledge: Identifying Research Questions

Formulate a well-built clinical question using the PICOT template

Competency 3   Acquisition of Knowledge: Finding Sources of Evidence and Linking Theory, Research, and Practice

Select a library database and search for evidence for your PICOT question using Keyword and Subject Heading search techniques

Competency 9   Decision: Appraising Evidence to Determine Best Practice

Conduct critical appraisals of published sources of scientific evidence (research articles) to determine their strength and applicability to clinical practice.‚Äč

Competency 10   Putting it all Together

Integrate and synthesize evidence gathered from external sources to plan evidence-based practice changes.

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