Sharing Knowledge

This is my very first Blog! Similar to Roberta, I am excited to have this opportunity to use this platform to discuss with nurses from around the world. I find it rather mind boggling that there are no boundaries to sharing and discussing our knowledge. My research interests lie in how to transfer best available […]

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Implementation of Evidence in Practice…what helps, what doesn’t

I’ve been interested in Evidence Based Practice (EBP) for quite some time. It’s well known that implementation of evidence in practice results in better patient health outcomes, yet practice doesn’t always have an evidence focus. I completed a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree earlier this year. I researched nurse practitioner beliefs about, and implementation of […]

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Evidence and the “Ah Ha” Moment

Implementation of evidence in practice…sounds easy, but it isn’t always straightforward.  There is a lot of evidence and a whole clinical guideline industry for high profile issues ranging from falls prevention and constipation to diabetes and cardiac care. However numerous healthcare issues arise daily that don’t have a corresponding care pathways or treatment algorithms. In […]

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