Examine the sources of evidence that contribute to professional nursing practice.
Week 8 Discussion: The Evidence-Nursing Practice Connection (graded)
This week’s graded topics relate to the following Course Outcome (CO).
CO 1: Examine the sources of evidence that contribute to professional nursing practice. (PO 7)
CO 5: Recognize the role of research findings in evidence-based practice. (PO 7 & 8)
Two replies to classmates and/or instructor
Discussions are designed to promote dialogue between faculty and students, and students and their peers. In discussions students:
Demonstrate understanding of concepts for the week
Integrate scholarly resources
Engage in meaningful dialogue with classmates
Express opinions clearly and logically, in a professional manner
Use the rubric on this page as you compose your answers.
Improving patient care and outcomes is paramount to the practice of nursing. As we conclude our learning journey through our world of research and evidence-based practice, it is important to reflect upon your time spent in the course:
Think about nursing practice and describe one barrier that you feel prohibits nurses from engaging in EBP; share one strategy you could use to facilitate the use of evidence to help improve nursing care for patients.
Reflect back over your time in the course and describe how your thinking has changed about nursing research and evidence-based practice; describe one new learning during this course that you believe was the most helpful.
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