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Adult/Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist: Evidence-Based Practice

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Evidence-based practice for the busy nurse practitioner
by Lynda Facchiano &
Charlene Hoffman Snyder

Part one: Relevance to clinical practice and clinical inquiry process

Part two: Searching for the best evidence to clinical inquires

Part three: Critical appraisal process

Part four: Putting it all together

This recent series of articles in Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners reviews EBP and how to integrate it into your practice!


Searching for Evidence to Support Practice

Don't skip this first step of EBP!

Translating your clinical information need into a searchable question using the PICO method will guide your search for evidence.

Try using a search strategy worksheet to formulate targeted, effective database searches by identifying key concepts and search terms.

Define your question in terms of Problem, Intervention, Comparison, and Outcome.

Refresh: Basics of Evidence-Based Practice

Need to brush up on the basics of Evidence-Based Practice for Nursing?

Use these tutorials for review!

ALL About Evidence-Based Practice in Health Care