NURS354-720-201840 Evidence Based Practice in nursing

Instructions: Discussion Forum (DF): Core Competency, EBP
Discussion Forum (DF) Instructions:?
Chapter 11 of Finkelman and Kenner (2016), titled Employ Evidence-Based Practice, discusses the importance placed on nurses demonstrating competency in the use of Evidence Based Practice (EBP).
You must use the reference in the reference list shown below when referring to the PDF for the PDF since you are answering questions that are directly related to the document.
1) Follow the link (listed in this week under “Readings and Materials” as well) below to retrieve a free copy of the National Academies Press: Health Professions Education: A Bridge to Quality.
Click on the PDF link in Week 4 (Chapter 3-National Academies Press) for this assignment.
2) Refer to Chapter 3 “The Core Competencies Needed for Health Care Professionals.”
?3) Scroll to the competency in Chapter 3 titled: “Employ Evidence-Based Practice for additional information.” This is located on page 56, to the right hand side of the page.
4) Referring to this competency, answer:
A) What does the core competency “employ evidence-based practice” mean?
B) Identify where this is practiced in your current position.
5) Explain what Evidence Based Practice is, provide a brief definition from the literature, and mention some components of EBP.
6) Your initial post must be 300 words or less in length. Your reference list does not count towards the word count. ? Do not make your own group, post in your assigned group only.
7) Support your primary post with 2 peer-reviewed articles. References must be recent which is less than five years old and based out of the United States-
8) APA formatting applies and includes the following for your Initial post and your response post:
A) In-text citations ?
B) Reference list – You must cite the core competencies document (you may use this in both posts but it will not count towards your peer reviewed articles).
9) Your reference list is not included in the word count.
**Do not use a running head or title page in any discussion forums. This will throw the entire format of your post off.
**Please do not use any facility names in your documents for confidentiality purposes.
**Do not use a running head or title page in any discussion forums. This will throw the entire format of your post off.
**You must cite and reference your work to support your claims. Remember, if it is not your work, you must cite it.


Consensus Panel on Genetic/Genomic Nursing Competencies (2009). Essentials of Genetic and Genomic Nursing: Competencies, Curricula Guidelines, and Outcome Indicators, 2nd Edition. Silver Spring, MD: American Nurses Association.
Institute of Medicine (IOM). (2003). Health professions education: A bridge to quality: Washington, D.C.: National Academies Press.
Finkelman, A. & Kenner, C. (2016). Professional nursing concepts: Competencies for quality leadership (3rd ed.). Burlington, MA: Jones and Bartlett.

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