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From Paper to Practice: Evaluating the Evidence

‐ Sep 21, 2013 3:15pm

Evidence-based practice is becoming more prevalent in health care today. Before we can implement a practice, nephrology nurses need to determine if an article is applicable to their practice setting. Learn from an expert researcher how to critique an article. See where the research was done well, and learn to evaluate research with a discerning eye.

Contact hours available until 9/22/2015.

Requirements for Successful Completion:
Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation.

Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
Speaker(s) have no disclosures to declare.

Conference Committee Disclosures:
Dawn Koonkongsatian – Employee, Fresenius Medical Care
Kristin Larson – Employee, NxStage Medical
Denise Murcek – Employee, Fresenius Medical Care
Beth St. John - Employee, Fresenius Medical Care
Lucy Todd – Employee, Baxter Healthcare
Kyra Trappett – Employee, DaVita

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Accreditation Statement:
American Nephrology Nurses’ Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

ANNA is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number CEP 00910.

  • Review the major components of evidence-based literature.
  • Analyze congruence between the article and the clinical practice setting.
  • Apply the information derived from evidence-based articles into practice.