EBP Course 4: Summarizing the Evidence

How do you decide whether you should change your practice?  This course gives you tools for summarizing the evidence you have found so you can move forward.
The purpose of this course is to provide you with knowledge and skills to summarize the evidence you have found and appraised.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe steps in summarizing evidence
  • Describe completion of an overall evidence summary using JHNEBP tools
  • Compare and contrast evidence
  • Discuss factors considered when making decisions regarding evidence 
  • Draw conclusions and generalize based on evidence
  • Discuss paths to be taken based on the evidence found 
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Maria Cvach, DNP, RN, CCRN


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Required Hardware/software

To complete this course, you will need:

  • Reliable access to a computer with internet access

  • Windows-based PC should run Windows XP or Vista or Windows 7

  • Macintosh computer should run Mac OS v10.4

  • Internet browser should be a current version of Internet Explorer, Netscape Navigator, Mozilla Firefox, or Safari (Mac only)

  • Adobe Flashplayer 10 or above. To view the videos in this course, make sure you are using a recent version of Adobe Flash Player. You can check this with this link (will open in new window).http://playerversion.com/.  If you are using a version of Adobe Flash Player below version 10, please upgrade using the appropriate link for your system. 

  • Adobe Acrobat Reader to view handouts and resources - click here to download a free current version