2014 Research! Louisville Nursing Research Symposium
Super Hero Evidence: Does Your Literature Have the Strength to Support Your Practice Change?
This event will provide an overview of evidence-based practice with a focus on establishing the worth of a study through the critical appraisal process. Engaging in this process will assist the clinician in identifying the level and quality grade of each study leading to the strength of a body of evidence. The body of evidence guides clinicians’ in developing best practices for improving overall outcomes for patients, families, and staff within the healthcare system.
Nurses interested in improving their ability to critically appraise research/non-research evidenc and determine its' relevance to the clinical question.
Two Repeating Sessions
Morning Session 0730 (Resgistration) - 1300
Afternoon Session 1130 (Registration) - 1700
*****Posters will be uploaded one week prior to the symposium:
Sponsor and Main Contact:
Reetta Stikes, KentuckyOneHealth, 502.562.3710 or firstname.lastname@example.org
In preparation for this symposium please review the following three articles. These articles are part of a series from the American Journal of Nursing and provide insights in the EBP process. The three articles you are being asked to review will provide you with familiarity of critical appraisal and will enhance your participation at the symposium.
Fineout-Overholt, E., Melnyk, B., Stillwell, S., & Williamson, K. (2010). Critical appraisal of the evidence: Part I, An introduction to gathering, evaluating, and recording the evidence. AJN, 110, (7), 47-52
Fineout-Overholt, E., Melnyk, B., Stillwell, S., & Williamson, K. (2010). Critical appraisal of the evidence: Part II, Digging deeper—examining the “keeper” studies. AJN, 110, (9), 41-48.
Fineout-Overholt, E., Melnyk, B., Stillwell, S., & Williamson, K. (2010). Critical appraisal of the evidence: Part III, The process of synthesis: seeing similarities and differences across the body of evidence. AJN, 110, (11), 43-51.
The articles are available from: http://louisville.libguides.com/kyebp.
The links to the articles can be found on the left side of the webpage.
University of Louisville Hospital, a proud partner of KentuckyOne Health
"University of Louisville Hospital is proud to provide ANCC continuing education credit for this event."