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"When Science Meets Sacred Cows"

Sometimes the scientific evidence is clear….but no one wants to change what they are doing.

Change is hard if providers, media, or members of the public are in love with keeping things the way they are, or have a vested interest in the status quo, or perhaps just don’t like change…or the evidence.   76 more words

Evidence Based Nursing

Beware the hippos! Why is successful CPD so rare?

Ben White is the director of curriculum at Highworth Grammar School in Kent. With Ashford Teaching Alliance, he is working on a project to promote… 1,011 more words

Key Insights

What is Evidence Based Practice? Why does it matter in everyday life?

Evidence based practice will be important to me when I am making clinical decisions on my caseload as an Occupational Therapist.

It is also important to me a ‘civilian’ and someone who uses the NHS healthcare system in the UK.  470 more words

Occupational Therapy

How to improve identification evidence: Practitioner hits and academic false alarms.

Graham Pike and Virginia Harrison

The Open University

Previous articles written for this site have highlighted the dangers and limitations of eyewitness evidence (see Briggs and Westmarland, 2015… 983 more words

"I wonder as I wander.... " DNP or PhD? What's the diff?

Ever wonder what the difference is between the new Doctorate of Nursing Practice (DNP) and the Doctorate of Philosophy in nursing (PhD)?      

In short the focus of PhD education is to prepare the RN to  96 more words

Evidence Based Practice

Where Do I Go From Here? Practice-Based Evidence Provides Direction

By Heather J.

Sept 21st is World Alzheimer’s Day. Treating a person with a degenerative disease process requires focusing more on intact strengths and environmental factors than deficits. 838 more words

Cognitive Impairment

Philosophy of Chiropractic

This is a narrative written for a class assignment. The assignment asked us to write about why we are learning about the role of philosophy in chiropractic, how it will inform our future practice, how certain definitions (such as heuristics, metaphors, dogma, principles, ideologies, beliefs) relate, and what our philosophy of chiropractic is.  910 more words