Bachelor's degree in Nursing (to qualify as a nurse) (Bolzano)

Evidence based nursing - METODOLOGIA DELL'INFERMIERISTICA BASATA SULLE EVIDENZE

Course code
4S000084
Name of lecturer
Maria Luisa Cavada
Number of ECTS credits allocated
2
Academic sector
MED/45 - NURSING
Language of instruction
Italian
Period
INF BZ - 3° anno 1° sem dal Oct 1, 2018 al Feb 6, 2019.

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Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

This course focused on the elements of evidence-based practice. Focus is placed on the cyclical process of identifying clinical questions, searching and appraising the evidence for potential solutions/innovations. Integration of the existing evidence with clinical judgment, patient preferences, inter-professional perspectives, and other resources forms the basis for the clinical decision-making process that is inherent in improving patient, population, and organizational outcomes.

Syllabus

• The model and the elements of EBP process
• Formulating an Answerable Question using the ‘P I C O’ principle
• Searching evidence in scientific databases (eg. PubMed) to identify and to propose solutions/ innovations to clinical
• Understanding results from quantitative evidence: RCT’s, cross.-sectional and observational studies, systematic reviews and meta-analysis
• Understanding results from qualitative studies
• Understanding the Clinical Practice Guidelines and their relevance in the nursing practice
• Integrating clinical judgment, patient preferences and other available resources as a basis for clinical decision-making
• The Evidence Hierarchy: definitions and examples

Assessment methods and criteria

Written exam composed by different kind of questions such as open and close question to test:
• evidence based nursing knowledge
• critical thinking skills
Appraising a research article using open questions

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