This course is designed for registered nurses and other healthcare providers to review principles of evidence-based practice (EBP) and engage participants in critical elements of the process of implementing EBP changes in their work environment. The course will provide and expand on foundational concepts of EBP as a framework for improving practice and patient outcomes.
1. Identify three resources that can be used to build an EBP infrastructure.
2. Identify strategies for incorporating evidence into practice.
3. Describe how to synthesize evidence and apply to policy and procedures.
4. Discuss how EBP improves patient outcomes.
5. Use PubMed as a search engine.
6. Describe how to access other nursing resources available at the Health Sciences website.
7. Perform basic subject, author, journal searches.
7:30 - 8:00
8:00 - 8:30
Introduction & Overview: Why am I here?
8:30 - 8:45
EBP: What's it all about?
8:45 - 9:15
EBP Models: Who's got the map?
9:15 - 9:45
Journal Club: Reading, writing, and sharing the map
9:45 - 10:00
10:00 - 10:15
Synthesis: Putting it all together
10:15 - 10:30
Policy & Procedure: Putting it into practice
10:30 - 11:00
Outcomes: Raising the bar
11:00 - 11:30
Enlisting: Committing to EBP
11:30 - 12:30
Lunch (on your own)
12:30 - 1:30
Finding the Answers: Searching for the evidence
1:30 - 1:45
1:45 - 3:45
Database search session with individualized assistance
3:45 - 4:00
Continuing Nursing Education Credit: 6.5 continuing education contact hours will be awarded to nurses who attend this program in its entirety and complete the course evaluation.
Payment Terms - PLEASE READ CAREFULLY
Payment is due upon registration. Registrations will not be accepted without payment. Walk-in registrations may be accepted if the class is not full and will require an additional $10 charge for materials.
To register with a credit card on our secure site, please click the Register link to the right side of this page.
To make a payment via check, download the registration form at the bottom of this page, complete the 2nd page, and mail to the address indicated with a check.
Your tuition minus an $10.00 processing will be refunded if notified in writing 7 days prior to the course. There will be no tuition refunds granted after this date for non-attendance.
University of Colorado Hospital reserves the right to cancel an offering at any time. Should this happen, a full refund will be made. Tuition cannot be transferred to another course.
University of Colorado Hospital is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Colorado Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
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Registration by check:
To make a payment via check, download the registration form below, complete the 2nd page, and mail to the address indicated with a check.