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Annelle Tanner
Northwestern State University
Information literacyEvidence-based practiceNursingFamily medicineMedicine
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OVERVIEW:Evidence-based practice is a systematic approach to problem solving for health care providers, including RNs, characterized by the use of the best evidence currently available for clinical decision making, in order to provide the most consistent and best possible care to patients. Are RNs i
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OVERVIEW:Evidence-based practice is a systematic approach to problem solving for health care providers, including RNs, characterized by the use of the best evidence currently available for clinical decision making, in order to provide the most consistent and best possible care to patients. Are RNs i
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#1Margaret Peg AllenH-Index: 1
#2Susan Kaplan Jacobs (NYU: New York University)H-Index: 6
Last. Annelle Tanner (Northwestern State University)H-Index: 6
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ABSTRACT Do nurses have access to the tools and resources they need for evidence-based practice? Are librarians prepared to work with nurses to provide access to appropriate resources and services, and teach the needed information literacy skills? The authors work with professional library and nursing organizations to present interdisciplinary continuing education to improve the information literacy of nurses and the ability of librarians to provide resources and services that meet nurses' infor...
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#1Diane PravikoffH-Index: 6
Last. Annelle TannerH-Index: 6
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: In this paper U.S. nurses' readiness to provide Evidence-Based Practice (EBP) as measured by their information literacy knowledge and skills is described. The Institute of Medicine directed health care providers to use EBP as a means to improve patient safety, efficiency and effectiveness of health care services. Information literacy has been identified as a nursing informatics competency for the basic nurse. As such, information literacy is an essential component in the application of EBP. Th...
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#2Diane PravikoffH-Index: 6
Last. Annelle TannerH-Index: 6
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This poster describes a pilot study conducted to establish validity and reliability of an instrument that will be used in a nationwide needs assessment, implemented to identify gaps in Information Literacy skills, competencies, and knowledge among key nursing groups nationally. Data and information gathered using the tool will guide the profession in developing appropriate education and continuing education programs to close identified gaps and enhance nurses’ readiness for Evidence-Based Practi...
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