High Quality and Low Cost: Evidence-Based Nursing Workshops in a Large Health Care Organization
Peles Bortz, Anat
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Session presented on Sunday, July 27, 2014: High Quality and Low Cost: Evidance Base Nursing Workshops in a Large Health Care Organization. Background: The trend for identify evidence of clinical nursing activity will lead to the most significant reform in the nursing profession in the years to come. The traditional practices in nursing still based on experience and health organizations around the world are currently required to minimize the gap between tradition practice and current evidence. The main process that can assimilate a new professional language in evidence based nursing as a well structured educational program. Purpose: To implement an educational program of EBP in clinical fields based on self learning model. Objectives of a workshop in evidence base nursing in a clinical field : 1. The nurse will obtain skills in identifying clinical question the clinical field by the EBP model. 2. The nurse will acquire skills in performing hierarchic search in evidence computing database according to the EBP model. 3. The nurse will acquire skills in integrative assessment of proficiency in the evidence and choosing an alternative according to the EBP model. Methods: Wandering workshop in health services, including medical center and primary care. The workshop guided academic by nurses. The scope of the workshop: 16 hours of theoretical instruction. 50 hours of practical experience. Subjects of theoretical meetings: 1. Introduction and asking the clinical question. 2. Practice clinical question and finding evidence in the literature. 3. Integrative evaluation of evidence in the literature and expert opinion. 4. Guidelines for the documentation and drafting recommendations. Results: In 3 years, 80 clinical questions were raised by staff nurses and were examined by the evidence based steps. The model of the workshop is a low cost model but more important we succeed to assimilate the language of evidence based nursing in a large health medical organization.