This presentation provides a definition of evidence-based practice as well as the steps that a nurse should take in the process according to Melnyk and Fineout-Overholt. The results of several EBP projects are used to dispel several nursing myths/traditional nursing practices in the areas of wound care, IV therapy, positioning, care of urinary catheters, use of oxygen, and hygienic care. Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information:
Contact hours available until 10/25/22.
Requirements for Successful Completion: Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation. You will be able to print your CNE certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.
Faculty, Planners, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
Planning Committee Disclosures: There are no disclosures to declare.
Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure: There are no disclosures to declare.
Commercial Support and Sponsorship: No commercial support or corporate sponsorship was received.
Accreditation Statement: This session is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN).
Anthony J Jannetti, Inc. is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the California Board of Registered Nurses, Provider Number CEP 5387.
Learning Outcome: After completing this learning activity, the participant will be able to discuss the definition of evidence-based practice by exploring the results of several EBP projects to dispel nursing myths related to wound care, IV therapy, positioning, care of urinary catheters, use of oxygen, and hygienic care.