Week 1 Discussion: Introduction to Evidence-based Practice (graded)
This week’s graded topics relate to the following Course Outcomes (COs).
CO 3: Identify ethical issues common to research involving human subjects. (PO 6)
CO 5: Recognize the role of research findings in evidence-based practice. (PO 7 & 8)
We begin our journey into discovering the new world of research and evidence-based practice (EBP) by exploring our past. After completing the required readings and lesson, answer the following:
Explain how research has evolved since the Florence Nightingale era.
Discuss how research and EBP are different; include how you believe research supports EBP for nursing.
Describe one past/historical unethical breach of research conduct; then, share how you would ensure care of a study participant using one ethical or legal research consideration (guideline/principle).