Using Evidence-Based Practice to Improve Patient Care
CO1: Propose individualized comprehensive care by integrating theories and principles of nursing and related disciplines when planning comprehensive patient-centered care. (PO1)
CO8: Discuss the role of evidence-based practice in the provision of professional nursing care. (PO8)
Select a challenging nursing care issue (examples include falls, medication errors, pressure ulcers, and other clinical issues that can be improved by evidence in nursing). Do not select a medical issue (disease, medical treatment). Do not select a workforce issue (staffing, call-offs, nurse to patient ratios). Explain the following for the selected clinical issue.
State the issue.
Explain the process you would use to search CINAHL for evidence. Include your search terms.
Chamberlain College of Nursing. (2018). NR351 Transitions in Professional Nursing: Week 5 lesson. Downers Grove, IL: Online Publication.
Hood, L. J. (2014). Leddy & Pepper’s conceptual bases of professional nursing (8th edition). Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer Health | Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.