Evidence Based Practice Toolkit for Nursing
EBP @ OHSU
In 2015, OHSU Healthcare adopted the Johns Hopkins Model for Evidence Based Practice to frame clinical inquiry initiatives.
Navigating this guide
With the JHMEBP in mind, use the tabs of this guide to learn:
- how to ask a searchable clinical question;
- what types of evidence to look for;
- where to search for the best evidence;
- how to appraise the evidence you find;
- and how to get help!
What is EBP
EBP is a problem-solving approach to clinical decision-making within a health care organization. It integrates the best available scientific evidence with the best available experiential (patient and practitioner) evidence. EBP considers internal and external influences on practice and encourages critical thinking in the judicious application of such evidence to the care of individual patients, a patient population, or a system (Newhouse, Dearholt, Poe, Pugh, & White, 2007).
Dearholt, Sandra L., and Dang, Deborah. Johns Hopkins Nursing Evidence-Based Practice : Models and Guidelines (2nd Edition).
Evidence-Based Practice, Step by Step
Written from 2009 - 2011, AJN’s Series is developed to give nurses the knowledge and skills they need to implement EBP consistently, one step at a time. The case scenario used throughout is Rapid Response Teams.
Johns Hopkins Evidence Based Practice Model
From Johns Hopkins nursing evidence-based practice : Models and Guidelines
Dearholt, S., Dang, Deborah, & Sigma Theta Tau International. (2012). Johns Hopkins Nursing Evidence-based Practice : Models and Guidelines.
The 3 Phases of EBP
The JH Evidence-based Practice Model consists of three phases:
Practice - Develop and refine your question and your team
Evidence - Search, appraise, summarize and synthesize internal and external sources of evidence.
Translation - Create and implement an action plan, evaluate outcomes, disseminate findings.
Other theoretical Models
Learn about five distinct models of care.
- The Iowa Model of Evidence-Based Practice to Improve Quality Care
For a copy of the Iowa Model of EBP, complete this online request form.
- Stetler Model of Research Utilization
- ACE Star Model of Knowledge Transformation
- ARCC Model: Advancing Research and Clinical Practice Through Close Collaboration Model
Other EBP Guides
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