Overview: What is evidence-based practice and where does evidence-based practice fit into the professional practice of nursing? This program presents the learner with important concepts about the relationship between nursing practice and nursing research and how evidence-based practice influences decisions, interventions and evaluation of nursing care.
Objectives: After completing this course, the learner should be able to:
- Define evidence-based practice
- Explain the process for using research to improve patient care
- Describe the development of a nursing plan of care using evidence-based practice