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NURS 8410 Best Practices in Nursing Specialties: Welcome & Course Readings

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NURS 8410 Course Readings

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Abdullah, G., Rossy, D., Ploeg, J., Davies, B., Higuchi, K., Sikora, L., & Stacey, D. (2014). Measuring the effectiveness of mentoring as a knowledge translation intervention for implementing empirical evidence: A systematic review. Worldviews on Evidence-Based Nursing, 11 (5) 284–300.

Adams, J. M., & Natarajan, S. (2016). Understanding influence within the context of nursing: Development of the Adams influence model using practice, research, and theory. Advances in Nursing Science, 39(3), E40-E56.

Andermann, A., Pang, T., Newton, J.T., Davis, A., & Panisset, U. (2016). Evidence for health II: Overcoming barriers to using evidence in policy and practice. Health Research Policy and Systems, 14 (17) doi 10.1186/s12961-016-0086-3

Balakas, K., Sparks, L., Steurer, L., & Bryant, T. (2013). An outcome of evidence-based practiced education: Sustained clinical decision-making among bedside nurses. Journal of Pediatric Nursing, 28, 479-485.

Boyer, E. L. (1992). Scholarship reconsidered: Priorities of the professoriate. Issues in Accounting Education, 7(1), 87-91.

Brandt, B., Lutfiyya, M.N., King, J.A., & Chioresco, C. ( 2014). A scoping review of interprofessional collaborative practice and education using the lens of the Triple Aim. Journal of Interprofessional Care, 28(5), 393-399.

Brooks, P., Spillane, J.J., Dick, K., & Stuart-Shor, E. (2014). Developing a strategy to identify and treat older patients with postoperative delirium. AORN Journal, 99(2), 256-276.

Brown, D.S. (2012). Interview with quality leaders: Dr. Donna E. Shalala and Dr. Linda Burnes Bolton on the committee on the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation initiative on the future of nursing at the Institute of Medicine. Journal for Healthcare Quality, 24(4), 40-44.

Carina, K., Chan, Y., Oldenburg, B., & Kasisomayajula, V.  (2015). Advancing the science of dissemination and implementation in behavioral medicine: Evidence and progress. International Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 22, 277-282  doi 10.1007/s12529-015-9490-2  

Catallo, C. & Sidani, S. The self-assessment for organizational capacity instrument for evidence-informed health policy: Preliminary reliability and validity of an instrument (2014). Worldviews on Evidence-Based Nursing, 11(1), 35–45.

Darling, F. (2016). Practitioners’ views and barriers to implementation of the Keeping Birth Normal tool: A pilot study. British Journal of Midwifery, 24(7), 508-519.

Djulbergovic, B. (2014). A framework to bridge the gaps between evidence-based medicine, health outcomes, and improvement and implementation science. Journal of Oncology Practice, 10(3), 200-202.

Einarson, A., Egberts, T.c., & Heerdink, E.R. (2015). Antidepressant use in pregnancy: knowledge transfer and translation of research findings.  Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice, 21, 579-583  doi:10.1111/jep.1233

Erickson, K., Monsen, K.A., Artleson, I.S., Radosevich, D.M., Oftedahl, G., Neely, C., & Thorsen, D.R. Translation of obesity practice guidelines: Measurement and evaluation. Public Health Nursing, 32(3), 222–231.

Fawcett, J., & Garity, J. (2009). Chapter 1: Research and evidence-based nursing practice. In Evaluating Research for Evidence-Based Nursing, (pp. 3-20). Philadelphia, PA: F. A. Davis.

Fineout-Overhold, E., Melnyk, B.M., Stillwell, S.B., & Williamson, K.M. (2010). Evidence-based practice step-by-step:  Critical appraisal of the evidence: Part 1.American Journal of Nursing, 110(7), 47-52.

Fineout-Overhold, E., Melnyk, B.M., Stillwell, S.B., & Williamson, K.M. (2010). Evidence-based practice step-by-step:  Critical appraisal of the evidence: Part II.American Journal of Nursing, 110(9), 41-48.

Fineout-Overhold, E., Melnyk, B.M., Stillwell, S.B., & Williamson, K.M. (2010). Evidence-based practice step-by-step:  Critical appraisal of the evidence: Part III.American Journal of Nursing, 110(11), 43-51

Fineout-Overholt, E., Gallagher-Ford, L., Melnyk, B.M., & Stillwell, S.B. (2011). ). Evidence-based practice step-by-step:  Evaluating and disseminating the impact of an evidence-based intervention: Show and tell. American Journal of Nursing, 111(7), 56-59.

Gallagher-Ford, L., Fineout-Overhold, E., Melnyk, B.M. &  Stillwell, S.B. (2011). Evidence-based practice step-by-step:  Implementing an evidence-based practice change  American Journal of Nursing, 111(3), 54-60.

Grindel, C.G. (2016). Clinical leadership: A call to action. Med-Surg Nursing, 25(1), 9-16.

Guyatt, G., Oxman, A. D., Akl, E. A., Kunz, R., Vist, G., Brozek, J., Schünemann, H. J. (2011). GRADE guidelines: 1. Introduction-GRADE evidence profiles and summary of findings tables. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, 64 (4), 383-394.

Harkanen, M., Voutilainen, A., Turunen, E., & Verhvilainen-Julkunen, K. ( 2016). Systematic review and meta-analysis of educational interventions designed to improve medication administration skills and safety of registered nurses, Nurse Education Today, 41, 36-43.

Hutchinson, A.M., Bioeth, M., Wilkinson, J.E., Kent, B., & Harrison, M.B. (2012). Using the promoting action on research implementation in health services framework to guide research use in the practice setting. Worldviews on Evidence-Based Nursing, First Quarter, 59-61.

Jeffs, L., Beswick, S., Lo, J., Campbell, H., Ferris, E., & Sidani, S. (2013). Defining what evidence is, linking it to patient outcomes, and making it relevant to practice: Insight from clinical nurses. Applied Nursing Research, 26, 105-109.

Lane, J.P. & Stone, V.J. (2015). Comparing three knowledge communication strategies – diffusion, dissemination and translation – through randomized controlled studies. Assistive Technologydoi:10.3233/978-1-61499-566-1-92

Lee, J., Lee, Y., Bae, J., & Seo, M. (2016). Registered nurses clinical skills and reasoning process: A think-aloud study. Nurse Education Today, 46, 75-80

Leeman, J., Myers, A.E.,Ribisl, K.M.,& Ammerman, A.S. (2015). Disseminating policy and environmental change interventions: Insights from obesity prevention and tobacco control. International Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 22:301–311 doi 10.1007/s12529-014-9427-1

Leung, K., Trevena, L., & Waters, D. (2014). Systematic review of instruments for measuring nurses’ knowledge, skills and attitudes for evidence-based practice. Journal of Advanced Nursing 70(10), 2181–2195.

Leung, K., Trevena, L., & Waters, D. (2016). Development of a competency framework for evidence-based practice in nursing. Nurse Education Today, 39, 189-196.

Li, J., Brock, J., Jack, B., Mittman, B., Naylor, M., Sorra, J., Mays, G., and Williams, M. (2016). Project ACHIEVE – using implementation research to guide the evaluation of transitional care effectiveness. BMC Health Services Research, 16(70), 1-9.

Limoges, J. & Acorn, S. (2015). Transforming practice into clinical scholarship. Journal of Advanced Nursing 72(4), 747–753.

Malterud, K., Bjelland, K., & Elvbakken, K.T. (2016). Evidence-based medicine – an appropriate tool for evidence-based health policy? A case study from Norway. Health Research Policy and Systems, 14 (15) doi 10.1186/s12961-016-0088-1

Mannix, J., Wilkes, L, & Daly, J. (2015). Grace under fire: Aesthetic leadership in clinical nursing, Journal of Clinical Nursing, 24, 2649-2658. 

Melnyk, B.M., Fineout-Overhold, E., Stillwell, S.B., & Williamson, K.M. (2010).  Evidence-based practice step-by-step:  The seven steps of evidence-based practice.  American Journal of Nursing,  110(1), 51-53.

Murfet, G.O., Allen, P., & Hingston, T.J. (2014). Maternal and neonatalhealth outcomes following the implementation of an innovative model of nursepractitioner-led care for diabetes in pregnancy.Journal of Advanced Nursing 70(5), 1150-1163.

Nichols, C., O’Connor, N., & Dunn, D. (2014). Exploring early and future use of DNP prepared nurses within healthcare organizations. Journal of Nursing Administration, 44(2), 74-78.

Pryse, Y., McDaniel, A., & Schafer, J. (2014). Psychometric analysis of two new scales: The evidence-based practice nursing leadership and work environment scales. Worldviews on Evidence-Based Nursing, 11(4), 240-247.

Rehfuess, E.A., Durao, S., Kyamanywa, P., Meerpohl, J. J., Young, T., & Rohwer, A. (2016). An approach for setting evidence-based and stakeholder-informed research priorities in low- and middle-income countries,  Policy & Practice, 94, 297–305  doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.15.162966

Ridenour, N., & Trautman, D. (2009). A primer for nurses on advancing health reform policy. Journal of Professional Nursing, 25(6), 358-362.

Rieger, K. & Schultz, A.S. (2014). Exploring arts-based knowledge translation: Sharing research findings through performing the patterns, rehearsing the results, staging the synthesis. Worldviews on Evidence-Based Nursing, 11(2), 133–139.

Rosswurm, M. A., & Larrabee, J. H. (1999). A model for change to evidence-based practice. Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 31(4), 317-322.

Sadeghi-Bazargani, H., Tabrizi, J.S., & Azami-Aghdash, S. (2014).  Barriers to evidence-based medicine: a systematic review. Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice, 20, 793-802.

Schaffer, M.A., Sandau, K.E., & Diedrick, L. (2013). Evidence-based practice models for organizational change: overview and practical applications. Journal of Advanced Nursing 69(5), 1197-1209. 

Simmons, B. (2010). Clinical reasoning: Concept analysis. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 66(5), 1151-1158

Smith, E.L., Rice, K.L., & Agrell-Kann, M. (2015). Improving quality outcomes using a champion model for ancillary nursing staff, Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing, 46(12), 539-541.

Stetler, C.B., Ritchie, J.A., Rycroft-Malone, J., & Charns, M.P. (2014). Leadership for evidence-based practice: Strategic and functional behaviors for institutionalizing EBP.  Worldviews on Evidence-Based Nursing, 11(4), 219-226.

Stillwell, S.B., Fineout-Overhold, E., Melnyk, B.M., & Williamson, K.M. (2010). ). Evidence-based practice step-by-step:  Searching for evidence.   American Journal of Nursing, 110(5), 41-47.

Stillwell, S.B., Fineout-Overhold, E., Melnyk, B.M., & Williamson, K.M. (2010). ). Evidence-based practice step-by-step:  Asking the clinical question.  American Journal of Nursing, 110(3), 58-61.

Tricco, a.C., Ashoor, H.M., Cardoso, R., MacDonald, H., Cogo, E., Kastner, M., Perrier, L., McKibbon, A., rimshaw, J.M. & Straus, S.E. (2016). Sustainability of knowledge translation interventions in healthcare decision making: a scoping review. Implementation Science, 11(55)  doi 10.1186/s13012-016-0421-7

Tschannen, D., Aebersold, M., Kocan, M., Lundy, F., & Potempa, K. (2015). Improving patient care through student leadership in team quality improvement projects.Journal Nursing Care Quality, 30(2), 181-186.

Wang, Y., Xiao, L.D., Ullah, S., Guo-Ping, H., & De Bellis, A. Evaluation of a nurse-led dementia education and knowledge translation programme in primary care: A cluster randomized controlled trial (2017). Nurse Education Today, 49, 1-7.

Yensen, J. (2013). PICO Search Strategies. Online Journal of Nursing Informatics (OJNI), 17 (3). Retrieved from http://ojni.org/issues/?p=2860