Develop the skills and knowledge you need to make evidence-based practice an integral part of your clinical decision making and everyday nursing practice with Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing & Healthcare. Written in a friendly, conversational style, this Third Edition of the authors' gold standard textbook covers all the information you need to use evidence-based practice to improve patient outcomes. Real world examples and meaningful strategies in every chapter show you how to take a clinical issue from inquiry toa sustainable solution that drives a preferred standard of care.
Enhance your understanding of the EBP process through Making EBP Real features at the end of each unit that present real world case stories and EBP Fast Facts that highlight important points from each chapter.
Master the content of the course with critical appraisal checklists, evaluation tables, and synthesis tables.
Further develop evidence-based practice knowledge and skills using handy web alerts that direct you to helpful Internet resources.
Take your learning beyond the book with a wide range of online resources, including the American Journal of Nursing EBP Step-by-Step Series, which provides a real-world example of the EBP process, plus learning objectives, journal articles, and checklists, templates, and evaluation tables.
Unit 1 Steps Zero, One, Two: Getting Started Chapter 1 Making the Case for Evidence-Based Practice and Cultivating a Spirit of Inquiry Chapter 2 Asking Compelling, Clinical Questions Chapter 3 Finding Relevant Evidence to Answer Clinical Questions Unit 1 Making EBP Real: A Success Story. Using Evidence-Based Practice to Reduce Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections in a Long- Term Acute Care Facility Unit 2: Step Three: Critically Appraising Evidence Chapter 4 Critically Appraising Knowledge for Clinical Decision Making Chapter 5 Critically Appraising Quantitative Evidence for Clinical Decision Making Chapter 6 Critically Appraising Qualitative Evidence for Clinical Decision Making Unit 2 Making Ebp Real: A Success Story. Making EBP a Reality by Reducing Patient Falls Through Transdisciplinary Teamwork Unit 3: Steps Four and Five: Moving From Evidence to Sustainable Practice Change Chapter 7 Integration of Patient Preferences and Values and Clinician Expertise Into Evidence-Based Decision Making Chapter 8 Advancing Optimal Care With Rigorously Developed Clinical Practice Guidelines and Evidence-Based Recommendations Chapter 9 Implementing Evidence in Clinical Settings Chapter 10 The Role of Outcomes and Quality Improvement in Enhancing and Evaluating Practice Changes Chapter 11 Leadership Strategies and Evidence-Based Practice Competencies to Sustain a Culture and Environment That Supports Best Practice Unit 3 Making EBP Real: A Success Story. Improving Outcomes for Depressed Adolescents with the Brief Cognitive Behavioral COPE Intervention Delivered in 30-Minute Outpatient Visits Unit 4: Creating and Sustaining a Culture and Environment for Evidence-Based Practice Chapter 12 Innovation and Evidence: A Partnership in Advancing Best Practice and High Quality Care Chapter 13 Models to Guide Implementation and Sustainability of Evidence-Based Practice Chapter 14 Creating a Vision and Motivating a Change to Evidence-Based Practice in Individuals, Teams, and Organizations Chapter 15 Teaching Evidence-Based Practice in Academic Settings Chapter 16 Teaching Evidence-Based Practice in Clinical Settings Chapter 17 ARCC Evidence-Based Practice Mentors: The Key to Sustaining Evidence-Based Practice Unit 4 Making EBP Real: A Success Story. Mercy Heart Failure Pathway Unit 5: Step Six: Disseminating Evidence and Evidence-Based Practice Implementation Outcomes Chapter 18 Disseminating Evidence Through Publications, Presentations, Health Policy Briefs, and the Media Unit 5 Making EBP Real: A Success Story. Faculty Research Projects Receive Worldwide Coverage Unit 6: Next Steps: Generating External Evidence and Writing Successful Funding Proposals Chapter 19 Generating Evidence Through Quantitative Research Chapter 20 Generating Evidence Through Qualitative Research Chapter 21 Writing a Successful Grant Proposal to Fund Research and Evidence-Based Practice Implementation Projects Chapter 22 Ethical Considerations for Evidence Implementation and Evidence Generation Unit 6 Making EBP Real: Selected Excerpts From a Funded Grant Application. COPE/Healthy Lifestyles for Teens: A School-Based RCT Appendix A Templates for Asking Clinical Questions Appendix B Rapid Critical Appraisal Checklists Appendix C Evaluation and Synthesis Tables Templates for Critical Appraisal Appendix D Walking the Walk and Talking the Talk: An Appraisal Guide for Qualitative Evidence Appendix E Example of a Health Policy Brief Appendix F Example of a Press Release Appendix G An Example of a Successful Media Dissemination Effort: Patient-Directed Music Intervention to Reduce Anxiety and Sedative Exposure in Critically Ill Patients Receiving Mechanical Ventilatory Support Appendix H Approved Consent Form for a Study Appendix I System-Wide ARCC Evidence-Based Practice Mentor Role Description 587 Appendix J ARCC Timeline for an EBP Implementation Project Appendix K Sample Instruments to Evaluate Organizational Culture and Readiness for Integration of EBP, EBP Beliefs, and EBP Implementation in Clinical and Academic Settings Glossary Index