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We need to realize and affirm a view that “medicine” is one of the most difficult of arts. Compassion may provide the motive but knowledge is our only working power…. Surely we will not be satisfied with merely perpetuating methods and traditions; surely we should be more and more involved with creating them.
~M. Adelaide Nutting, Principal of the John Hopkins School of Nursing
RBSN 330: Textbooks
Johns Hopkins Nursing Evidence-Based Practice by Deborah Dang; Sandra L. DearholtJohns Hopkins Nursing Evidence-Based Practice: Model and Guidelines has proven to be one of the most foundational books on EBP in nursing. This fully revised third edition builds on the strength of the first two editions with updated content based on more than a decade of the model's use and refinement in real-life settings. Authors Deborah Dang and Sandra L. Dearholt also incorporated feedback from nurses around the world. Key features of the Johns Hopkins Nursing EBP model include:* NEW: Tips for using the newly updated Johns Hopkins Nursing EBP model and guidelines* NEW: Tips on seeking funding for the advancement of interprofessional collaboration and teamwork* NEW: Tools to guide the EBP process, such as Stakeholder Analysis, Action Planning, and Dissemination* Explanation of the Practice question, Evidence, and Translation (PET) approach to EBP projects* Overview of the Patient, Intervention, Comparison, and Outcome (PICO) approach to EBP question development* Creation of a supportive infrastructure for building an EBP nursing environment* Exemplars detailing real-world EBP experiencesCNOs, nurse managers, bedside nurses, and students alike have successfully transformed their practices and improved patient care using Johns Hopkins Nursing Evidence-Based Practice: Model and Guidelines
Publication Date: 2017-01-01
Reading, Understanding, and Applying Nursing Research by James A. FainCovers all of the steps of the research process for specific disciplines. Develops the skills to evaluate problem and purpose statements critically and analyze the parts of a study to determine the validity of the findings. Discusses the specific statistical procedures used to answer various research questions and/or hypotheses. Examines randomized clinical trials as a methodological 'gold standard' and explains why other types of design are so often necessary in nursing research.
Publication Date: 2017-02-20
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