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Introduction to Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing and Health Care, Second Edition

Author(s): Kathy Malloch, PhD, MBA, RN, FAAN, Professor of Practice, College of Nursing and Health Innovation, Arizona State University, Phoenix, Arizona, Clinical Professor, Ohio State University College of Nursing, Columbus, Ohio, Clinical Consultant, API Healthcare Inc., Hartford, Wisconsin
Tim Porter-O'Grady, DM, EdD, ScD, APRN, FAAN, FACCWS, Senior Partner, Tim Porter-O’Grady Associates, Inc., Atlanta, Georgia, Professor of Practice, College of Nursing and Health Innovation, Arizona State University, Phoenix, Arizona, Clinical Professor, Leadership Scholar, Ohio State University College of Nursing, Columbus, Ohio
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  • ISBN-13: 9780763765422
  • ISBN-10:0763765422
  • Paperback    355 pages      © 2010
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This text provides an introductory perspective of evidence-based practice in nursing and healthcare. Introduction to Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing and Healthcare helps close the gap between evidence and practice by providing the knowledge and instruction of how to evolve in a changing healthcare environment.

The Second Edition of this best-selling text has been completely revised and updated with new insights, evidence and references throughout every chapter. There are two new chapters on evidence-based regulation and evidence-based eadership that expand on concepts and elevate the framework for evidence-based management.

Chapter 1  A new age for practice: Creating the framework for evidence
Chapter 2  A framework for nursing clinical inquiry: Pathway toward evidence-based nursing practice
Chapter 3  From nursing process to nursing synthesis: Evidence based nursing education
Chapter 4  Linking structure and healing: Building architecture for evidence-based practice
Chapter 5  Living evidence: Translating research into practice
Chapter 6  Journey to evidence: Managing the information infrastructure
Chapter 7  Managing variance through an evidence-based framework for safe and reliable health care
Chapter 8  Partnership economics: Creating value through evidence-based workload management
Chapter 9  Evidence-based practice and health policy: A match or mismatch
Chapter 10  Creating nursing system excellence trough the forces of Magnetism
Chapter 11  Evidence based regulation in healthcare: Challenges and possibilities
Chapter 12  Evidence, leadership and innovation: Solid foundations for management practice

Kathy Malloch, PhD, MBA, RN, FAAN-Professor of Practice, College of Nursing and Health Innovation, Arizona State University, Phoenix, Arizona, Clinical Professor, Ohio State University College of Nursing, Columbus, Ohio, Clinical Consultant, API Healthcare Inc., Hartford, Wisconsin

Kathy Malloch is a recognized expert in leadership and the development of effective evidence-based processes and systems for patient care. Her uncanny focus on accountability and results is the hallmark of her practice. Her expertise has been useful to many organizations across the country.

A nationally known writer and speaker, Dr. Malloch has been a registered nurse for over 40 years. Kathy has published extensively in proctored health journals. She is a frequent presenter and author on leadership topics, healthcare innovation, professional nursing practice, and patient classification systems.

Dr. Malloch served as the first program director for the Arizona State University, College of Nursing and Health Innovation, Master’s in Healthcare Innovation program. This innovative, multidisciplinary program is the first of its kind in the country. She continues to teach in the leadership of innovation track in the nursing doctoral program at Arizona State University. Most recently, Kathy and Tim Porter-O’Grady created the Executive DNP Program at OSU-College of Nursing, Columbus, OH.

Kathy is the designer of the Expert Nurse Estimation Patient Classification System (ENEPCS), an innovative model to integrate the role of the professional nurse in daily nurse-patient staffing to achieve the best outcomes. In 2008, ENEPCS was purchased by API Healthcare, a GE Company.

Dr. Malloch is a graduate of Wayne State University, College of Nursing, received an MBA from Oakland University and a PhD in nursing from the University of Colorado. She is a member of the American Academy of Nursing.

Currently Dr. Malloch also serves as:

  • Past-President of the Arizona State Board of Nursing
  • Professor of Practice, Arizona State University, College of Nursing and Health Innovation
  • Clinical Professor, Ohio State University, College of Nursing
  • Senior Consultant for Tim Porter-O’Grady Associates

Tim Porter-O'Grady, DM, EdD, ScD, APRN, FAAN, FACCWS-Senior Partner, Tim Porter-O’Grady Associates, Inc., Atlanta, Georgia, Professor of Practice, College of Nursing and Health Innovation, Arizona State University, Phoenix, Arizona, Clinical Professor, Leadership Scholar, Ohio State University College of Nursing, Columbus, Ohio

Tim Porter-O’Grady has been involved in health care for 45 years and has held roles from clinical provider to senior executive in a variety of American health care settings. Tim is currently senior partner of an international healthcare consulting firm in Atlanta GA. USA (Tim Porter-O’Grady Associates Inc.) since 1991 specializing in health futures, organizational innovation, conflict and change, as well as complex health service delivery models. He has advised leaders and policy-makers nationally on health reform during both the Clinton and Obama administrations. He is noted for his work on shared governance models, clinical leadership, conflict, innovation, complex systems, and health futures.  Tim holds faculty-scholar positions at 2 major universities (Arizona State University and Ohio State University), and is a registered mediator and arbitrator and an APRN wound specialist.  He is a clinical volunteer wound specialist practicing at Mercy Care Clinics and Street Medicine in Atlanta. He has published 23 books (8 have won AJN health care book of the year awards) and over 200 proctored journal articles. Tim has been called an enthusiastic, energetic and inspiring presenter and teacher and has lectured internationally at over 500 venues.