Teaching Undergraduate Nursing Students to Evaluate and Critique Clinically Relevant Medical/Nursing Literature in an Evidence-Based Environment

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http://hdl.handle.net/10755/152389
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Presentation
Title:
Teaching Undergraduate Nursing Students to Evaluate and Critique Clinically Relevant Medical/Nursing Literature in an Evidence-Based Environment
Abstract:
Teaching Undergraduate Nursing Students to Evaluate and Critique Clinically Relevant Medical/Nursing Literature in an Evidence-Based Environment
Conference Sponsor:Sigma Theta Tau International
Conference Year:2005
Author:Powell, Jason Ryan Walter, RN, BScN, ENC(C), CEN
P.I. Institution Name:Humber College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning
Title:Professor of Nursing
Teaching Undergraduate Nursing Students to Evaluate and Critique Clinically Relevant Nursing/Medical Literature in an Evidence-based Environment. Purpose: To determine whether or not the participation in a formal ôjournal clubö would increase baccalaureate nursing students ability to critically appraise and evaluate nursing literature. To determine whether or not the participation in a formal ôjournal clubö would increase baccalaureate nursing students awareness and incorporation of evidence based nursing practice into their own clinical practice. Design: Longitudinal, descriptive (qualitative) design & statistical analysis (quantitative) of data from ten (10) third year baccalaureate nursing students. Methods: Descriptive analysis (pretest-posttest questionnaire) and weekly grading of the participants (n=10) article critique assignments were analyzed over a period of 12 weeks. Descriptive statistics were used for analysis of the participants (n=10) ability to critique nursing/medical literature. Findings: Significant improvements were found with regards to the participant's ability to evaluate and critique weekly provided nursing/medical journal articles. Themes identified following analysis of the pretest-posttest described an increase in the amount of actual evidence-based practice utilized by the participants in the clinical setting. Conclusion: The use of a formal æjournal club' in a baccalaureate level nursing program significantly improved baccalaureate nursing student's ability to critically appraise and evaluate nursing/medical literature. The use of a formal æjournal club' in a baccalaureate level nursing program significantly improved baccalaureate nursing student's commitment to evidence based practice.
Repository Posting Date:
26-Oct-2011
Date of Publication:
17-Oct-2011
Sponsors:
Sigma Theta Tau International

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dc.typePresentationen_GB
dc.titleTeaching Undergraduate Nursing Students to Evaluate and Critique Clinically Relevant Medical/Nursing Literature in an Evidence-Based Environmenten_GB
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10755/152389-
dc.description.abstract<table><tr><td colspan="2" class="item-title">Teaching Undergraduate Nursing Students to Evaluate and Critique Clinically Relevant Medical/Nursing Literature in an Evidence-Based Environment</td></tr><tr class="item-sponsor"><td class="label">Conference Sponsor:</td><td class="value">Sigma Theta Tau International</td></tr><tr class="item-year"><td class="label">Conference Year:</td><td class="value">2005</td></tr><tr class="item-author"><td class="label">Author:</td><td class="value">Powell, Jason Ryan Walter, RN, BScN, ENC(C), CEN</td></tr><tr class="item-institute"><td class="label">P.I. Institution Name:</td><td class="value">Humber College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning</td></tr><tr class="item-author-title"><td class="label">Title:</td><td class="value">Professor of Nursing</td></tr><tr class="item-email"><td class="label">Email:</td><td class="value">jason.powell@humber.ca</td></tr><tr><td colspan="2" class="item-abstract">Teaching Undergraduate Nursing Students to Evaluate and Critique Clinically Relevant Nursing/Medical Literature in an Evidence-based Environment. Purpose: To determine whether or not the participation in a formal &ocirc;journal club&ouml; would increase baccalaureate nursing students ability to critically appraise and evaluate nursing literature. To determine whether or not the participation in a formal &ocirc;journal club&ouml; would increase baccalaureate nursing students awareness and incorporation of evidence based nursing practice into their own clinical practice. Design: Longitudinal, descriptive (qualitative) design &amp; statistical analysis (quantitative) of data from ten (10) third year baccalaureate nursing students. Methods: Descriptive analysis (pretest-posttest questionnaire) and weekly grading of the participants (n=10) article critique assignments were analyzed over a period of 12 weeks. Descriptive statistics were used for analysis of the participants (n=10) ability to critique nursing/medical literature. Findings: Significant improvements were found with regards to the participant's ability to evaluate and critique weekly provided nursing/medical journal articles. Themes identified following analysis of the pretest-posttest described an increase in the amount of actual evidence-based practice utilized by the participants in the clinical setting. Conclusion: The use of a formal &aelig;journal club' in a baccalaureate level nursing program significantly improved baccalaureate nursing student's ability to critically appraise and evaluate nursing/medical literature. The use of a formal &aelig;journal club' in a baccalaureate level nursing program significantly improved baccalaureate nursing student's commitment to evidence based practice.</td></tr></table>en_GB
dc.date.available2011-10-26T11:34:27Z-
dc.date.issued2011-10-17en_GB
dc.date.accessioned2011-10-26T11:34:27Z-
dc.description.sponsorshipSigma Theta Tau Internationalen_GB
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