Translation of Evidence into Nursing and Health Care Practice: Application to Nursing and Health Care [NOOK Book]


The first text of its kind, Translation of Evidence into
Nursing and Health Care Practice
helps graduate students in Doctor of
Nursing Practice (DNP) courses meet the core competency requirements, content, and
knowledge of the DNP ...

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Translation of Evidence into Nursing and Health Care Practice: Application to Nursing and Health Care

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The first text of its kind, Translation of Evidence into
Nursing and Health Care Practice
helps graduate students in Doctor of
Nursing Practice (DNP) courses meet the core competency requirements, content, and
knowledge of the DNP curriculum. This revolutionary guide focuses particularly on
the challenges of translating evidence into practice, one of the DNP course

Written by nursing faculty who are currently
involved in clinical practice and who translate evidence as part of their practice
activities, this textbook presents an interdisciplinary application that provides
readers with content for both clinical-based and non-clinical based DNP courses.
Divided into three main sections, it discusses theoretical and practical challenges
to translation of evidence into practice; methods and translation techniques to
employ this translation across settings; and related evaluation strategies to
demonstrate improvement in practice and clinical care outcomes.

Key Topics:

  • Integration and
    application of knowledge into practice
  • Leading and evaluating change
  • Leadership strategies for translation
  • Interdisciplinary
    application across settings
  • Outcomes management for improvement of direct
    and indirect care
  • Other important features include case studies,
    suggested activities for application of the content for learning, and an extensive
    list of references, current web links, and other applicable resources for enhancing
    graduate student learning.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780826106162
  • Publisher: Springer Publishing Company, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 8/24/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 263
  • File size: 11 MB
  • Note: This product may take a few minutes to download.

Meet the Author

Kathleen M. White, PhD, RN, CEA-BC, FAAN is Associate Professor and Director for the DNP program at the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing. Prof. White has considerable knowledge base in the research translation field, having been an invited speaker on various aspects of the topic internationally, nationally, and at the state and local levels since 2004 and having coordinated the DNP level Translation of Research to Practice course for the past two semesters at JHUSON. In addition, Dr. White brings a wealth of professional experience from her wide-range of funded and grant-supported research, initiatives and teaching which have spanned nearly 30 years. She has published 45 papers, delivered 50 scholarly presentations (45 national and 7 internationally) and has been an active member of many policy-setting Boards, including the ANA Standards and Guidelines Committee and the Maryland State Patient Safety Committee (appointed). Dr. White serves on two Editorial Boards, including the journals of American Nurse Today and Nursing Management and serves as Associate Editor of the Journal of Policy, Politics and Nursing Practice. Since 1999, Prof. White has been credentialed as a Certified Nurse Administrator, Advanced and in 2008, she was inducted as Fellow into the Academy of Nursing.

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Table of Contents

Part I - Translation of Evidence

Chapter 1 - Introduction to Translating Evidence into Practice

Chapter 2 - Translational Frameworks

Change 3 - Change Frameworks for Translation

Chapter 4 - Translation of Evidence for Improving Clinical Outcomes

Chapter 5 - Translation of Evidence for Improving Safety and Quality

Chapter 6 - Translation of Evidence for Leadership

Chapter 7 - Translation of Evidence for Education

Chapter 8 - Translation of Evidence for Health Policy

Chapter 9 - Translation for Use in Information Technology

Part II - Methods for Translation

Chapter 10 - Creating a Culture that Promotes Translating Evidence into Practice

Chapter 11 - Barriers and Challenges in Translation

Chapter 12 - Legal and Ethical Issues in Translation

Chapter 13 - Creating a Plan for Translation

Chapter 14 - Evaluation of Translation

Chapter 15 - Dissemination of Evidence

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