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Anderson, D., Gardner, G., Ramsbotham, J., & Tones, M. (2009). E-portfolios: Developing nurse practitioner competence and capability. Australian Journal of Advanced Nursing, 26(4), 70–76.

Beck, C. T. (2001). Predictors of postpartum depression: An update. Nursing Research, 50(5), 275-285.

Beck, C. T. (2002). Postpartum depression: A metasynthesis. Qualitative Health Research, 12(4), 453–472.

Becker, P. T. (2005). Conceptual frameworks: Issues for manuscript review and the dissemination of research findings. Research in Nursing and Health, 28(5), 363–364.

Chen, L., Murad, M., Paras, M., Colbenson, K., Sattler, A., Goranson, E., et al. (2010). Sexual abuse and lifetime diagnosis of psychiatric disorders: systematic review and meta-analysis. Mayo Clinic Proceedings, 85(7), 618–629.

Cutter, J., & Jordan, S. (2004). Uptake of guidelines to avoid and report exposure to blood and body fluids. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 46(4), 441–452.

da Silva, F., Jacob, E., & Nascimento, L. (2010). Impact of childhood cancer on parents’ relationships: An integrative review. Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 42(3), 250–261

Devlin, M., & McIlfatrick, S. (2010). Providing palliative and end-of-life care in the community: The role of the home-care worker. International Journal of Palliative Nursing, 16(4), 195–203.

DeVon, H. A., Block, M. E., Moyle-Wright, P., et al. (2007). A psychometric toolbox for testing validity and reliability. Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 39(2), 155-164.

Duffy, J. (2005). Critically appraising quantitative research. Nursing and Health Sciences, 7(4), 281–283.

Ekstedt, M., & Fagerberg, I. (2005). Lived experiences of the time preceding burnout. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 49(1), 59–67.

Fawcett, J. (2005). Criteria for evaluation of theory. Nursing Science Quarterly, 18(2), 131–135.

Gibbins, S., Stevens, B., Hodnett, E., Pinelli, J., Ohlsson, A., & Darlington, G. (2002). Efficacy and safety of sucrose for procedural pain relief in preterm and term neonates. Nursing Research, 51(6), 375–382.

Hardcastle, M., Usher, K., & Holmes, C. (2006). Carspecken’s five-stage critical qualitative research method: An application to nursing research. Qualitative Health Research, 16(1), 151–161.

Hooper, V. D. (2008). Nightingale and Henderson: A review of the classics. Journal of PeriAnesthesia Nursing, 23(2), 149–150.

Houde, S. C. (2009). The systematic review of literature: A tool for evidence-based policy. Journal of Gerontological Nursing, 35(9), 9–11.

Ioannidis, J. P. A. (2005). Why most published research findings are false. PLoS Medicine, 2(8), e124.

Knobf, M. T. (2002). Carrying on: The experience of premature menopause in women with early stage breast cancer. Nursing Research, 51(1), 9–17.

Krainovich-Miller, B., Haber, J., Yost, J., & Jacobs, S. K. (2009). Evidence-based practice challenge: Teaching critical appraisal of systematic reviews and clinical practice guidelines to graduate students. Journal of Nursing Education, 48(4), 186–195.

Krugman, M. (2009). Evidence-based practice. Barriers to successful journal club outcomes. Journal for Nurses in Staff Development, 25(2), 100-101.

Leasure, A., Stirlen, J., & Thompson, C. (2008). Barriers and facilitators to the use of evidence-based best practices. Dimensions of Critical Care Nursing, 27(2), 74–84.

Newcomb, P. (2010). Evolving fairness in research on human subjects. Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing, 23(3), 123–124.

Newhouse, R. P. (2007). Accelerating improvement: Implications of the IOM report for nurse executives. Journal of Nursing Administration, 37(6), 264–268.

Newhouse, R. P., Pettit, J. C., Poe, S., & Rocco, L. (2006). The slippery slope: Differentiating between quality improvement and research. Journal of Nursing Administration, 36(4), 211–219.

Olsen, D., Wang, H., & Pang, S. (2010). Informed consent practices of Chinese nurse researchers. Nursing Ethics, 17(2), 179-187.

Plouffe, J., Cooper, H., Fraser, K., & Launder, S. (2010). Health care providers' perceptions of family presence during pediatric resuscitation. Dynamics (Pembroke, Ont.), 21(3), 26–27.

Profetto-McGrath, J. (2005). Critical thinking and evidence-based practice. Journal of Professional Nursing, 21(6), 364–371.

Reavy, K., & Tavernier, S. (2008). Nurses reclaiming ownership of their practice: Implementation of an evidence-based practice model and process. Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing, 39(4), 166–172.

Rolfe, G. (2005). The deconstructing angel: Nursing, reflection and evidence-based practice. Nursing Inquiry, 12(2), 78–86.

Rosswurm, M. A., & Larrabee, J. H. (1999). A model for change to evidence-based practice. Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 31(4), 317-317.**this article is cited in the grading portion of the course**

Scales, D. C., & Rubenfeld, G. D. (2005). Estimating sample size in critical care clinical trials. Journal of Critical Care, 20(1), 6–11.

Shield, R., Goldman, R., Anthony, D., Wang, N., Doyle, R., & Borkan, J. (2010). Gradual electronic health record implementation: new insights on physician and patient adaptation. Annals of Family Medicine, 8(4), 316–326.

Tagney, J., & Haines, C. (2009). Using evidence-based practice to address gaps in nursing knowledge. British Journal of Nursing (BJN), 18(8), 484–489.

Williamson, G. R. (2005). Illustrating triangulation in mixed-methods nursing research. Nursing Research, 12(4), 7–18.

Wolf, L. E, Walden, J. F., & Lo, B. (2005). Human subjects issues and IRB review in practice-based research. Annals of Family Medicine, 3(1), S30–S37.

Yakov, G., Shilo, Y., & Shor, T. (2010). Nurses' perceptions of ethical issues related to patients' rights law. Nursing Ethics, 17(4), 501–510.

Zander, P. (2007). Ways of knowing in nursing: The historical evolution of a concept. Journal of Theory Construction and Testing, 11(1), 7–11.



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