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Graduate Nursing Students: Evidence Based Practice

Databases, tutorials, and websites for Graduate Nursing Students

Information about Practicing EBP

PICO for Clinical Questions

Healthcare professionals sometimes use the PICO or PICOT format to develop keywords for searching of clinical questions where:

P - Patient or Population or Problem

I - Intervention or prognostic factor of interest

C - Comparison to intervention

O - Outcome of interest

T - Time (sometimes included)

For more information about forming and using a PICO question to search, please see the American Journal of Nursing article  below.

Evaluating Evidence

Evidence Based Practice for the Busy Nurse Practitioner

The purpose of these four articles is to provide an introductory overview of the EBP process to assist NPs in building EBP skills. The link above takes you to the journal page where you can search for the correct year, volume, issue and pages each article.

Facchiano, L., & Snyder, C. H. (2012). Evidence-based practice for the busy nurse practitioner: Part one: Relevance to clinical practice and clinical inquiry process. The Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, 24(10), 579-586.

Facchiano, L., & Snyder, C.H. (2012).  Evidence-based practice for the busy nurse practitioner: Part two: Searching for the best evidence to clinical inquiries. The Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, 24(11), 640-648.

Facchiano, L., & Snyder, C. H. (2012). Evidence-based practice for the busy nurse practitioner: Part three: Critical appraisal process. The Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, 24(12), 704-715.

Facchiano, L., & Snyder, C. H. (2013). Evidence-based practice for the busy nurse practitioner: Part four: Putting it all together. The Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, 25(1), 24-31.

Searching Licensed Resources for Clincial Evidence

Searchable Open Access Resources

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Print and Electronic Books

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