Johns Hopkins Evidence-Based Practice for Nurses and Healthcare Professionals, Fourth Edition

Building on the strength of previous versions, the fourth edition is fully revised to include updated content based on more than a decade of the model’s use, refinement in real-life settings, and feedback from nurses and other healthcare professionals around the world.
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Johns Hopkins Evidence-Based Practice for Nurses and Healthcare Professionals has proven to be one of the most foundational books on EBP in nursing and healthcare. Building on the strength of previous versions, the fourth edition is fully revised to include updated content based on more than a decade of the model’s use, refinement in real-life settings, and feedback from nurses and other healthcare professionals around the world.

Key features of the book include:

  • NEW strategies for dissemination, including guidance on submitting manuscripts for publication
  • EXPANDED focus on the importance of interprofessional collaboration and teamwork, particularly when addressing the complex care issues often tackled by EBP teams
  • EXPANDED synthesis and translation steps, including an expanded list of outcome measures to determine the success of an EBP project
  • Tools to guide the EBP process, such as stakeholder analysis, action planning, and dissemination
  • Explanation of the practice question, evidence, and translation (PET) approach to EBP projects
  • Overview of the patient, intervention, comparison, and outcome (PICO) approach to EBP question development
  • Creation of a supportive infrastructure for building an EBP nursing environment
  • Exemplars detailing real-world EBP experiences

ALSO AVAILABLE ON THE SIGMA REPOSITORY

  • Chapter 3: The Johns Hopkins Evidence-Based Practice (JHEBP) Model for Nurses and Healthcare Professionals (HCPs) Process Overview
  • Expanded author bios

These free downloads are available at the Sigma Repository.

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Part I: Evidence-Based Practice Background

Chapter 1: Evidence-Based Practice: Context, Concerns, and Challenges

Chapter 2: Creating a Supportive EBP Environment

Part II: The Johns Hopkins Evidence-Based Practice Model and Guidelines

Chapter 3: The Johns Hopkins Evidence-Based Practice (JHEBP) Model for Nurses and Healthcare Professionals (HCPs) Process Overview

Part III: Practice Question, Evidence, Translation (PET)

Chapter 4: The Practice Question Phase

Chapter 5: Searching for Evidence

Evidence Section

Chapter 6: Evidence Appraisal: Research

Chapter 7: Evidence Appraisal: Nonresearch

Chapter 8: Translation

Chapter 9: Dissemination

Part IV: Exemplars

Chapter 10: Exemplars

Part V: Using the JHEBP Tools

Chapter 11: Lessons From Practice: Using the JHEBP Tools

Part VI: Appendices

Appendix A: PET Process Guide

Appendix B: Question Development Tool

Appendix C: Stakeholder Analysis and Communication Tool

Appendix D: Hierarchy of Evidence Guide

Appendix E: Research Evidence Appraisal Tool

Appendix F: Nonresearch Evidence Appraisal Tool

Appendix G: Individual Evidence Summary Tool

Appendix H: Synthesis and Recommendations Tool

Appendix I: Translation and Action Planning Tool

Appendix J: Publication Guide  

ABOUT THE AUTHORS

Deborah Dang, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, is the Senior Director of Nursing Inquiry and Research at the Johns Hopkins Health System.

Sandra L. Dearholt, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, is the Assistant Director of Nursing for the Departments of Neurosciences and Psychiatry Nursing at The Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Kim Bissett, PhD, MBA, RN, is a Nurse Educator and Director of EBP at the Institute for Johns Hopkins Nursing.

Judith Ascenzi, DNP, RN, CCRN-K, is the Director of Pediatric Nursing Programs for Education, Informatics, and Research at the Johns Hopkins Children’s Center.

Madeleine Whalen, MSN/MPH, RN, CEN, is the Evidence-Based Practice Program Coordinator for the Johns Hopkins Health System.