To be the best provider of care and member of profession, evidence-based practice must be incorporated into everyday nursing care. Evidence-based practice, research and theory knowledge all aide in the improvement of the patient’s health and prevents other diseases from occurring. “Evidence-based nursing practice relies on evidence from research and refers to clinicians making an effort to integrate research finding into clinical
The SNAP's domain of evidence-informed practice describes the challenges of nurse practitioners that needed to promote patient care through scientific review and integrate evidence-informed practice into patient care (WRHA, 2016, pg 8-Research_). According to practice standard by CNO 2002 pg 8, registered nurses and nurse practitioners ensure that nursing practices are based on evidence and best-practice guidelines to address client concerns and needs. They also integrate research findings into direct patient care (CNO 2002). Moreover, nurse practitioners are able to engage and implement research-based innovations for promoting patient care. They are able to lead and work together with other healthcare members to support research (WRHA,2016, pg 8-research).
In conclusion, nursing practice in critical thinking guarantees success in the health service and its importance lies on this. It is vital that nurses develop their skills to keep the organization during the nursing process. Additionally, nurses need to use their evidence-based research, analyze and diagnose exactly. To be good nurses need to develop highly developed thinking skills that lead us to deliver higher quality health care.
In the clinical setting, patients should be educated on all topics that are related to their specific disease process or medical condition. Healthcare providers’ should also practice safety measures to prevent injury to themselves as well as the patients. When quality and safety initiatives are taken seriously by both patients and medical professionals, successful health outcomes is promising (Stievano, Jurado, Rocco & Sasso, 2009). Preparing to enter the professional field as an advanced practice nurse is tedious and requires a lot of dedication to learning and developing advanced nursing knowledge and skills. With these skills, both patients and healthcare organizations as a whole can operate at full potential.
While in Nursing School, the students will have clinical hours, where they will go out to different environment settings and practice nursing skills. Also, each student has to complete a capstone during their last semester. After graduating from college, they must become licensed, which means taking their
By working together the medical staff are able to reach set health goals and help the patient more efficiently. Evidence-based practice integrates best current evidence with clinical expertise and patient/family preferences and values for the delivery of optimal health care (qsen.org). Like most medical professions, nursing is a constantly changing field. With new studies being done and as we learn more about different diseases it is crucial for the nurse to continue to learn even after becoming an RN. Using evidence-based practice methods are a great way for nurses and other medical professionals learn new information and to stay up to date on new ways to practice that can be used to better assess
There are many possible areas in nursing practice where implementing a quality ... ... middle of paper ... ... While more research is needed to establish the cause of CLABSIs, and best care practices of CLs, there are some quality assurance improvement changes that can be implemented now. Utilizing evidence-based research, a quality assurance change plan can be implemented to decrease the risk of nosocomial CLABSIs. Nursing staff must be properly educated on the new standard of care, adequate training must be given to the staff, proper devices must be on hand, and evaluation of the procedure is needed to ensure the best patient outcome. Nursing leadership will play a major role in advocating for these changes.
How helpful and appropriate are these methods and treatments to the patients? Hence evidence-based practice is necessary. It has a strong impact in physiotherapy, to ensure researches are more focused and relevant to physiotherapists and as a guiding principle to practice and treatment of patients. Evidence is a clear indication. The definition of evidence-based medicine is “the conscientious, explicit, and judicious use of current best evidence in making decisions about the care of individual patients.” (Sackett et al.
• Nurse-led innovations that aim to expand access to care, improve quality care at the lowest cost • Continued engagement in nursing research to ensure nursing care is data driven. • Expansion of the nurses’ scope of practice • Ensure a nursing workforce reflects patients’ diverse backgrounds and cultural values • Embrace and comfortably utilize the healthcare technology to improve quality of patient care • Ensure that advanced practice nurses (APNs) are allowed to practice to the full extent of their education and licensure. • Ensure that nurses have full understanding of their roles and responsibilities to enable them foster an inter-professional collaboration to drive high quality care • Develop, encourage and support nurses’ leadership at every level. • Nurses must be willing to sit in the decision table to enable them be familiar with governance, strategy, fundraising, financial systems, health law, and policy of the healthcare
“Care can be considered simply an ethical task and thus a burden of one more thing to do, or it can be considered a commitment to attending to and becoming enthusiastically involved in the patient’s needs” (Applying the Ethics of Care to your Nursing Practice, page 116). In this model, nurses need to be knowledgeable about human behavior and responses to health problems, individual needs, how to respond to others, and the strengths and limitations of the patient and family. The nurse also comforts and offers compassion, and empathy to the patient and family. There are many concepts in Jean Watson’s Theory of caring. The three major concepts that will be discussed are: transpersonal caring relationship, caring occasion/caring moment and the ten caritas processes.