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Nursing Resource Guide: Guidelines & Best Practices
These guidelines are not fixed protocols that must be followed, but are intended for health care professionals and providers to consider. While they identify and describe generally recommended courses of intervention, they are not presented as a substitute for the advice of a physician or other knowledgeable health care professional or provider.
National Guideline Clearinghouse (NGC), a public resource for evidence-based clinical practice guidelines. NGC is an initiative of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
The Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement (ICSI) is an independent, nonprofit health care improvement organization that is a collaboration of medical groups, hospitals, nonprofit health plans, employers, and consumers.
An independent panel of non-Federal experts in prevention and evidence-based medicine and is composed of primary care providers that conducts scientific evidence reviews of a broad range of clinical preventive health care services and develops recommendations for primary care clinicians and health systems.
PubMed.com has a search filter that you can limit by publication type so that only guidelines show up. Choose Advanced Search, select “Publication Type” in the drop-down menu, and then type in “Guideline” or “Clinical Guideline” or “Practice Guideline” to filter down your results.
The Health Policy Library - The Health Policy Library is comprised of example former or current local and statewide informal/formal physical activity and nutrition resources, agreements, policies and/or guidance adopted in West Virginia. HPCD encourages you to use these as models to improve or create policies in your community. WVDHHR > Division of Health Promotion and Chronic Disease
State Network - A resource hub for advancing state-level health, supported by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
Abstract: Nurses need training and mentoring to lead evidence-based practice (EBP) improvements. An array of roles have been reported to have a positive impact on EBP adoption. A training program was created to assist point-of-care nurses and nurse leader partners in operationalizing the EBP Change Champion role to address priority quality indicators. The program, a case exemplar, and lessons learned are described with implications for leaders responsible for promoting EBP to improve quality care.
Abstract: Evidence-based practice is important in improving the overall quality of patient care. This review aims to explore barriers that confront nursing in the implementation of evidence-based