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Nursing Resources: EBP Resources

Starting point for nursing research, provided by your Health Sciences Library.

Theoretical Modals

Lancaster General utilizes The ARCC Model or evidence-based practice: 
ARCC Model:  Advancing Research and Clinical Practice Through Close Collaboration Model

EPB Resources

Books (Print and eBooks)   Cllick to connect to a host of print and electronic books, available to borrow from the Health Sciences Libray.  To view eBooks, simply click on the link, and you will be taken to the text.

 The Library's collection includes Melnyk's latest edition (2015) of Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing and Healthcare.  Click the bookcover for an excellent preview of various features (from the prior edition).

 


Journals (licensed subscriptions maintained by the Library):

Subject Guides:

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Additional Resources - Nursing EBP

 

Tutorials
Nursing Reference Center
In this video tutorial, you will learn how to conduct a basic search and use the various browsing options in NRC. We will also look at other features of NRC including the Home, Result List, and Article Detail pages.

EBSCO Support's   CINAHL tutorials 
Many quick tutorials on searching, helpful featuries, creating journal alerts, and database- specific demos such as for CINAHL Nursing.

Introduction to Evidence-Based Practice
Tutorial intended for any healthcare practitioner or student requiring a basic introduction to the principles of evidence-based practice.
Duke University Medical Center Library and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Health Sciences Library.

Evidence Based Nursing
The basic aim of this tutorial is to walk you through the four basic steps of EBP in an effort to make the process easier and more understandable.
Penn State

The Library's Collections

Books (Print and eBooks)   Cllick to connect to a host of print and electronic books, available to borrow from the Health Sciences Libray.  To view eBooks, simply click on the link, and you will be taken to the text.

 The Library's collection includes Melnyk's latest edition (2015) of Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing and Healthcare.  Click the bookcover for an excellent preview of various features (from the prior edition)

Journals

Subject Guide

The External Resources
National Institute of Nursing Research (NIH). "Building the Scientific Foundation for Clinical Practice." AHRQ's "For Professionals." The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (US Dept. of Health & Human Services) site provides tools, recommendations, and resources for clinicians and providers, and hospitals and health systems.
Eastern Nursing Research Society, "Promoting Health through Nursing Science." The Society is dedicated to creating a community of nurses interested in promoting and supporting regional nursing research in the Eastern Region of the US."  
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