Why is Evidence Based Practice Important?


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Evidence-based nursing practice uses the nurse's clinical expertise, involves the patient and uses _____ to inform decision-making and problem-solving.

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1. Florence Nightingale is important in the history of evidence-based nursing because she is considered to be the _____.

2. The benefits of evidence-based practice include _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

What does EBP stand for and why is it important? Gauge your knowledge of these topics by quickly working through the quiz and worksheet, which have a mobile-friendly design.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Using these materials, see what you know about:

  • The meaning of evidence-based nursing
  • Why Florence Nightingale is important
  • What EBP uses
  • The benefits of evidence-based practice
  • How EBP promotes nursing practice

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about what EBP uses
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on the importance of EBP
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of EBP and benefits it offers

Additional Learning

In order to learn more about EBP, use the lesson titled, Why is Evidence Based Practice Important? Some tasks you can cover include:

  • Review contributions of Florence Nightingale
  • Analyze components of EBP
  • Identify what EBP protects