Educating Nursing Staff in Evidence-based Practice: A Process Improvement, Development, and Implementation of a Preadmission Clinic

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Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10755/620875
Category:
Full-text
Format:
Text-based Document
Type:
DNP Capstone Project
Level of Evidence:
Clinical Practice Guideline(s)
Research Approach:
Translational Research/Evidence-based Practice
Title:
Educating Nursing Staff in Evidence-based Practice: A Process Improvement, Development, and Implementation of a Preadmission Clinic
Author(s):
Bailey, Dawn A.
Advisors:
Forsythe, Lydia L.; Runewicz, Jo Ann; Noakes, Kelly
Abstract:

An evidence-based practice (EBP) education project was developed and implemented to create a preadmission clinic in the surgical services department of a small rural hospital. The project objectives were to (a) improve patient satisfaction, (b) reduce overtime hours in the same-day surgical area, and (c) increase the use of EBP. A literature review was first used to support the need for EBP education and to identify best practices. Next, an educational presentation on the development and implementation of a preadmission clinic was created for volunteer nurse participants. At the time of the presentation, 20 participants were surveyed for the presentation’s effectiveness pre- and post- presentation. In addition, 938 patients were surveyed to gauge the satisfaction of the preadmission process for three months before and three months after implementation of the preadmission clinic. Also, data concerning overtime hours were obtained pre- and post- intervention. The results showed a 100% increase in the use of EBP, a 64% increase in patient satisfaction with the preadmission process, and an 88% reduction in overtime hours in the same day surgery area.

Keywords:
evidence-based practice; hospital nursing practice; quality improvement
CINAHL Headings:
Nursing Practice, Evidence-Based; Quality Improvement; Nursing Staff, Hospital
Repository Posting Date:
7-Oct-2016
Date of Publication:
7-Oct-2016
Note:
This work has been approved through a faculty review process prior to its posting in the Virginia Henderson Global Nursing e-Repository.
Grantor:
Capella University
Degree:
DNP
Degree Year:
2016

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DC FieldValue Language
dc.language.isoen_USen
dc.type.categoryFull-texten
dc.formatText-based Documenten
dc.typeDNP Capstone Projecten
dc.evidence.levelClinical Practice Guideline(s)en
dc.research.approachTranslational Research/Evidence-based Practiceen
dc.titleEducating Nursing Staff in Evidence-based Practice: A Process Improvement, Development, and Implementation of a Preadmission Clinicen_US
dc.contributor.authorBailey, Dawn A.en
dc.contributor.advisorForsythe, Lydia L.en
dc.contributor.advisorRunewicz, Jo Annen
dc.contributor.advisorNoakes, Kellyen
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10755/620875-
dc.description.abstract<p>An evidence-based practice (EBP) education project was developed and implemented to create a preadmission clinic in the surgical services department of a small rural hospital. The project objectives were to (a) improve patient satisfaction, (b) reduce overtime hours in the same-day surgical area, and (c) increase the use of EBP. A literature review was first used to support the need for EBP education and to identify best practices. Next, an educational presentation on the development and implementation of a preadmission clinic was created for volunteer nurse participants. At the time of the presentation, 20 participants were surveyed for the presentation’s effectiveness pre- and post- presentation. In addition, 938 patients were surveyed to gauge the satisfaction of the preadmission process for three months before and three months after implementation of the preadmission clinic. Also, data concerning overtime hours were obtained pre- and post- intervention. The results showed a 100% increase in the use of EBP, a 64% increase in patient satisfaction with the preadmission process, and an 88% reduction in overtime hours in the same day surgery area.</p>en
dc.subjectevidence-based practiceen
dc.subjecthospital nursing practiceen
dc.subjectquality improvementen
dc.subject.cinahlNursing Practice, Evidence-Baseden
dc.subject.cinahlQuality Improvementen
dc.subject.cinahlNursing Staff, Hospitalen
dc.date.available2016-10-07T19:41:13Z-
dc.date.issued2016-10-07-
dc.date.accessioned2016-10-07T19:41:13Z-
dc.description.noteThis work has been approved through a faculty review process prior to its posting in the Virginia Henderson Global Nursing e-Repository.-
thesis.degree.grantorCapella Universityen
thesis.degree.levelDNPen
thesis.degree.year2016en
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