Master's degree in Nursing and Obstetrics (Verona)

Research Methods for Evidence-Based Practice - LINEE GUIDA E SICUREZZA DELLE CURE

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Name of lecturer
Anna Brugnolli
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LMSIO VR - 1° ANNO 2° SEM. dal Apr 16, 2020 al Jun 27, 2020.

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Learning outcomes

The course provides knowledge and methods to describes the development, implementation, and appraisal of clinical practice guidelines. It also explores ways of increasing their use in clinical practice.


Overview of the guideline development process from question formulation all the way to recommendation development.
Methods to facilitate the introduction of guidelines in practice: dissemination and implementation
Evidence that guideline based care can change clinical practice and patient outcomes
During the course the group will be accompanied to use the guidelines for making decisions

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Polit DF, Beck CT. Edizione italiana a cura di Palese A. Fondamenti di Ricerca Infermieristica (Edizione 2) McGraw-Hill Education 2018
AAVV Linee guida e decisioni infermieristiche -Assistenza Inferm. e ricerca (Edizione 3) Pensiero scientifico editore 2014

Assessment methods and criteria

The exam consists of a written test aimed at ascertaining both the knowledge and its application. The students are presented with extracts of guidelines to be interpreted and used in a short clinical scenario

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