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Implementation of an Evidence-Based Practice Nursing Handover Tool in Intensive Care Using the Knowledge-to-Action Framework

This article in the March 2018 issue of “Worldviews on Evidence Based Nursing” is by Spooner and colleagues.
Background:  Miscommunication during handover has been linked to adverse patient events and is an international patient safety priority. 298 more words

Critical Care

#CallForPapers #PhaseII

Let the light of your knowledge burn so bright to enlighten the ones who are in dark. Come and join the 49th Annual #NursingResearch and #EvidenceBasedPractice 2018… 47 more words

Whose #Evidence Is It Anyway?

One of the comments I hear from HR practitioners when explaining why they are hesitant to fully embrace Evidence-Based HR is the perception they hold towards scientific/academic research that its complicated, timely, inaccessible and academically written. 985 more words

The Theory-Practice Gap

The Theory-Practice Gap

The theory-practice gap is one of the greatest barriers to advancing nursing knowledge. In nursing school, we were taught “by the book” and gained a wealth of knowledge that would allow us to pass the NCLEX and safely practice without killing anybody. 475 more words


Rebuilding Curriculum and Assessment CPTSA Conference 3rd February 2018.

Despite the miserable weather and end of term exhaustion, I had the pleasure of attending and speaking at the CPTSA Conference on Saturday 3rd February 2018. 1,798 more words

Ways Nurses Save Lives Every Day

All healthcare professionals play an important role in ensuring their patients are healed of their illnesses and injuries. Nurses are no exception; they regularly improve lives simply by doing their jobs. 686 more words

Why Nurses are Important?

I sometimes wonder how the public’s perception of nursing has been rehabilitated since then. What worries me most is that patients and soon-to-be patients do not yet fully understand that it is the bedside nurse’s abilities to advocate for safety, lead necessary change initiatives, coach patients and communities, and coordinate delivery of services, that very often determine health outcomes and the procurement of ethical care. 661 more words