Certificate of Achievement

Mary Templeman Hogg - O'Rourke

has completed the following course:

Understanding and Challenging Evidence-based Practice

Coventry University

On this course, you explored the preconceptions of evidence-based practice, challenging and evaluating the theory behind it. You also reflected on its influence on your role and the care you provide. Through the course you developed the skills needed to access and examine the evidence that supports and affects healthcare practice.

2 weeks, 3 hours per week

Kimberley Craig

Senior Lecturer in Nursing

Coventry University


Learning outcomes

  • Demonstrate an understanding of evidence-based nursing practice
  • Explore what evidence tells us about changing practice
  • Engage in critical discussion on the concepts of the evidence base for practice
  • Explore the influences of the empirical, ethical, personal and aesthetic impact of evidence


• The concept of evidence-based nursing practice

• The hierarchies of evidence

• Knowledge and skills for evidence-banded nursing practice

• Sources of therapeutic knowledge

• The influence of evidence and knowledge on nursing practice

• Critical-thinking theory in the context of evidence-based nursing practice

Issued on 21st May 2019

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Free online course:

Understanding and Challenging Evidence-based Practice

Coventry University