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Critical Appraisal Resources for Nursing Research and EBP

Nursing Research/EBP Texts

Copies of the following textbooks are available on Reserve at the Mulford Library.  Please ask a staff member at the 4th Floor front desk to retrieve them for you.  

BSN and RN-BSN Programs:

MSN, GEM, and DNP Programs:

What is Critical Appraisal?

Critical appraisal is an essential and important step in the EBP process.  It involves the analysis of research methods and data in published studies to determine their value, reliability, trustworthiness and relevance in answering a clinical question.  

VIDEO: Learn more about the Joanna Briggs Institute

The Joanna Briggs Institute is a non-profit, international research and development organization for the promotion and implementation of evidence-based practice in healthcare.  The JBI Critical Appraisal Checklists are utilized the world over by healthcare practitioners and researchers who conduct EBP.  Learn more about JBI by visiting their website or watch the following video: