Evidence-based practice

A matter of I.V. push drug safety

Experts weigh in on what nurses need to know New evidence raises concerns about how nurses are preparing and administering…

Calculating and interpreting the odds ratio

Researchers use the odds ratio to analyze which of two groups of individuals
is more likely to have an adverse outcome. Find out how to calculate the
odds ratio and interpret its significance

poster presentation

Creating a compelling poster

Use poster presentations to spread the word about your study or project.  Takeaways: Effective posters convey key information and provide…

Health at every size

Although the importance of evidence-based practice cannot be denied, traditional weight loss programs (TWLPs) have continued to be used despite…

Health, safety, & wellness

In an era of healthcare reform, organizations are beginning to implement interprofessional team-based care as a strategy to deliver high-quality…
future nursing present

Nursing – today and beyond

Nursing is in the midst of revolutionary changes. How are these changes affecting the profession today—and how are they likely…

Pick up some research to go!

Find out how to grab the latest research on the run, decide of the findings are ready to use in practice, and plan practice changes accordingly.


Pressure injury prevention in long-term care

Follow the evidence to improve outcomes.  Takeaways: High quality healthcare is established using evidence-based practice in nursing protocols and procedures.…

Revision of Iowa Model

The Iowa Model used for implementing evidence-based practice has been revised, according to a report in Worldviews on Evidence-Based Nursing.…
Evidence Based practice

Stop the slide

Drifting back to old practices endangers the profession.  Before COVID-19, healthcare and nursing performance were moving in the right direction.…

Strategies for time-sensitive medications

An evidence-based project improved medication administration timeliness.  Takeaways: Timely administration of time-sensitive medications (within 30 minutes before or after the…

Teach-back: An underutilized tool

Making the evidence-based method a standard of care builds nurse confidence and improves patient education  Takeaways:  The teach-back method is…

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