Nursing Evidence Based Practice Paper

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The term Evidenced-based practice (EBP) is one of the most talked about concepts in healthcare. Nursing scholars, worldwide, have sought to provide healthcare workers with the evidence from research to be transform this into clinical care. To ease this transference of data into practice, scholars have developed EBP models. These models direct the researcher with the process from hypothesis to implementation of the data. The perplexity of EBP is that the data can come from research, clinical experience, patients, or local context and environment (Rycroft-Malone, et al., 2012). Because of the complexities of driving research in the healthcare field, different models were developed with different healthcare agendas in mind. Two models are of importance in the educational field of healthcare. The Academic Center for Evidence-Based Practice (ACE) the star model of knowledge transformation is applicable…show more content…
This model consists of three steps integrated with subcategories. The steps are: Identification of a question of practice. Second step consists of evidence collection with a subcategory of searching, critiquing, summarizing, analyzing, and recommending. Third step: Translation the evidence into practice with subcategory, evaluation feasibility and implementation. The JHNEP model has been used in universities for it addresses all the components of EBP. The model outlines specific steps to a practice question, evaluating, and developing recommendations and implementing practice change. It also has a rating scale to determining the value of evidence for research and non-research data. Unlike ACE, it includes both clinician and patient expertise. The critical appraisal component guides the teaching process of evidence review to students. While it is adaptable to clinical settings, is has little emphasis in the organization cultural
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