NURS 3343: Evidence-Based Practice

Class Program
Credits 3 Lecture Hours 48 Lab Hours 0
Clinical Hours

This course will prepare the student to understand the steps of the evidenced-based practice process (EBP) and identify various EBP models to translate evidence into practice. The topics of articulating the clinical questions, using electronic databases to locate evidence, evaluating levels of evidence, and critically appraising the evidence to translate into the best evidence will be explored. Ethical issues in research and evidence-based practice will be discussed. The course focuses on enhancing the student’s ability to read, comprehend, critically appraise, and apply the best evidence to the professional practice of nursing.