Evidence Based Nursing

Evidence Based Nursing


The aim of this essay is to demonstrate your understanding of evidence-based nursing
practice in the provision of person-centered care.
Course objective being assessed:
CO1: Explain the relationship between knowledge, research, and evidence-based practice.
CO2: Analyse the ethical principles that underpin research
CO3: Describe the principles of evidence-based practice and their application to personcentred care.
What you need to do:
In this essay you will:
• Explain your understanding of the relationship between knowledge, research, and
evidence-based practice.
• Apply your understanding of evidence-based nursing practice to the safe nursing
administration of medications.
• Discuss the ethical principles that underline research.
The essay must be presented using the headings provided below.
Essay: The essay must include the following:

  1. Introduction – 100 words
    Provide an outline of the purpose and structure of the essay.
  2. Relationship between knowledge, research and evidence-based practice – 500 words
    Explain the concept of knowledge, research, and evidence-based practice. Explain how
    knowledge, research, and evidence-practice relate to each other.
  3. Applying evidence-based practice– 500 words
    Describe the components of evidence-based practice. Explain how you would apply each
    component of evidence-based practice when performing single nurse checking of
    medications versus double nurse checking of medications.
  4. Ethical principles in research – 300 words
    Describe the ethical principles in research. Research to retrieve one (1) primary research
    article about ‘single nurse checking of medications and/or double nurse checking of
    medications’. Discuss how the ethical principles are addressed in the primary research
    article.
  5. Conclusion – 100 words
    Summarise your main points and reinforce the significance and implications of your essay

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