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Understanding Some of the Challenges in Evidence Base for Nursing Practice

Welcome to Short Course 5. EBNP benefits patients and practice but applying it is not easy. We look at the critical factors faced.

Understanding Some of the Challenges in Evidence Base for Nursing Practice
  • Duration

    2 weeks
  • Weekly study

    10 hours

Learn how to manage change at a personal, departmental and organisational level

EBNP is a significant factor in successfully changing healthcare delivery and management. However, organisations can fall short in their ability to facilitate EBNP transference to clinical practice. The final two weeks of this program enables the nurse practitioner to identify an area of interest for an evidence-based approach, which can be used to implement changes into nursing practice, healthcare delivery, or management.

What topics will you cover?

  • Understanding the barriers and challenges to implementing EBNP, including individual/personal-professional challenges, and departmental, organisational and environmental barriers.

Learning on this course

You can take this self-guided course and learn at your own pace. On every step of the course you can meet other learners, share your ideas and join in with active discussions in the comments.

What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...

  • Explore strategies for disseminating EBNP
  • Evaluate procedures for implementing/applying EBNP

Who is the course for?

This course is for MSc Nursing students.

Please note that the individuals detailed in the ‘Who will you learn with?’ section below, are current staff members and may be subject to change.

Who will you learn with?

Senior Lecturer for 19 years. Interests include evidence based practice, healthcare leadership, contemporary issues, acute adult nursing.
Clinical background in acute medicine and cardiology nursing

Who developed the course?

Coventry University

Coventry secured gold in the UK Government’s 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) and is University of the Year for Student Experience in The Times & The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019.

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