Realizing APN-Level Evidence-Based Practice Efforts: A Multiple-Skill Development Model

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Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10755/154608
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Presentation
Title:
Realizing APN-Level Evidence-Based Practice Efforts: A Multiple-Skill Development Model
Abstract:
Realizing APN-Level Evidence-Based Practice Efforts: A Multiple-Skill Development Model
Conference Sponsor:Sigma Theta Tau International
Conference Year:2004
Conference Date:July 21, 2004
Author:Hopkins, Clare M., PhD, RN
P.I. Institution Name:Carlow College
Title:Professor of Nursing
Objective: To test a nursing education model to facilitate development of the multiple research-related critiquing, implementation, and entrepreneurial skills needed by masters students to promote effective EBP efforts. Design: Piloting a two-course research experience model, students honed critiquing skills for evaluating evidence through an integrated literature review, developed implementation skills by designing and presenting an EBP-change proposal to health care personnel (HCP), and developed entrepreneurial skills for promoting agency adoption of the change through an agency assessment and an evaluation of post-presentation HCP responses. Population: Graduate nursing students in a Southwestern Pennsylvania college. Method: Teaching/learning strategies included didactic methods to summarize topics, interactive group work to hone collaborative and entrepreneurial skills, and assignments to hone critical-thinking and presentation skills prior to presenting the proposal to HCP. A wrap-up session was used to discuss the process and realities of attempts to implement EBP change. Findings: Using this model, examples of students’ EBP change efforts included both fall-risk assessment and prevention strategies and staff hand-washing techniques/education in Long Term Care facilities, self-scheduling in an ICU, acrylic nail use by hospital HCP, and efforts to create NP roles in a same-day surgery unit and a specialty plastic surgery practice. Conclusions: To realize EBP efforts, graduate students must develop a range of research-related skills. The use of one nursing education model that added entrepreneurial skills to facilitate agency “buy-in” for EBP change has been found to increase student interest both in evaluating research findings and in conducting EBP efforts. The model has been implemented as a capstone experience in the pilot institution. Implications: Advanced practice nurses play a pivotal role in bringing research into clinical practice. Nurse educators can facilitate APN student development into this role through the use of models that teach multiple research-related skills for evaluating and selling EBP to HCP.
Repository Posting Date:
26-Oct-2011
Date of Publication:
21-Jul-2004
Sponsors:
Sigma Theta Tau International

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dc.typePresentationen_GB
dc.titleRealizing APN-Level Evidence-Based Practice Efforts: A Multiple-Skill Development Modelen_GB
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10755/154608-
dc.description.abstract<table><tr><td colspan="2" class="item-title">Realizing APN-Level Evidence-Based Practice Efforts: A Multiple-Skill Development Model</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">2004</td></tr><tr class="item-conference-date"><td class="label">Conference Date:</td><td class="value">July 21, 2004</td></tr><tr class="item-author"><td class="label">Author:</td><td class="value">Hopkins, Clare M., PhD, RN</td></tr><tr class="item-institute"><td class="label">P.I. Institution Name:</td><td class="value">Carlow College</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">chopkins@carlow.edu</td></tr><tr><td colspan="2" class="item-abstract">Objective: To test a nursing education model to facilitate development of the multiple research-related critiquing, implementation, and entrepreneurial skills needed by masters students to promote effective EBP efforts. Design: Piloting a two-course research experience model, students honed critiquing skills for evaluating evidence through an integrated literature review, developed implementation skills by designing and presenting an EBP-change proposal to health care personnel (HCP), and developed entrepreneurial skills for promoting agency adoption of the change through an agency assessment and an evaluation of post-presentation HCP responses. Population: Graduate nursing students in a Southwestern Pennsylvania college. Method: Teaching/learning strategies included didactic methods to summarize topics, interactive group work to hone collaborative and entrepreneurial skills, and assignments to hone critical-thinking and presentation skills prior to presenting the proposal to HCP. A wrap-up session was used to discuss the process and realities of attempts to implement EBP change. Findings: Using this model, examples of students&rsquo; EBP change efforts included both fall-risk assessment and prevention strategies and staff hand-washing techniques/education in Long Term Care facilities, self-scheduling in an ICU, acrylic nail use by hospital HCP, and efforts to create NP roles in a same-day surgery unit and a specialty plastic surgery practice. Conclusions: To realize EBP efforts, graduate students must develop a range of research-related skills. The use of one nursing education model that added entrepreneurial skills to facilitate agency &ldquo;buy-in&rdquo; for EBP change has been found to increase student interest both in evaluating research findings and in conducting EBP efforts. The model has been implemented as a capstone experience in the pilot institution. Implications: Advanced practice nurses play a pivotal role in bringing research into clinical practice. Nurse educators can facilitate APN student development into this role through the use of models that teach multiple research-related skills for evaluating and selling EBP to HCP.</td></tr></table>en_GB
dc.date.available2011-10-26T13:08:05Z-
dc.date.issued2004-07-21en_GB
dc.date.accessioned2011-10-26T13:08:05Z-
dc.description.sponsorshipSigma Theta Tau Internationalen_GB
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