Awarded third place in the 2021 AJN Book of the Year Awards in Professional Development.
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
Chapter 6: Evidence Appraisal: Research
Chapter 7: Evidence Appraisal: Nonresearch
Chapter 8: Translation
Chapter 9: Dissemination
Part IV: ExemplarsChapter 10:
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.