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Introduction to Nursing Research, Fifth Edition
Incorporating Evidence-Based Practice

Author(s): Carol Boswell, EdD, RN, CNE, ANEF, FAAN, Professor, Texas Tech University Health Science Center, Lubbock, Texas
Sharon Cannon, EdD, RN, ANEF, Texas Tech University Health Science Center, Odessa, Texas
Details:
  • ISBN-13: 9781284149791
  • Paperback    550 pages      © 2020
  • Will Publish: 12/14/2018
Price: $96.95 US List
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Evidence-based practice is the process nurses and other clinicians use to inform their decisions about patient care and delivery. Introduction to Nursing Research: Incorporating Evidence-Based Practice, Fifth Edition teaches nursing students how to integrate evidence-based practice and research into their daily work while considering the newest trends and research.

Introduction to Nursing Research: Incorporating Evidence-Based Practice, Fifth Edition emphasizes EBP as a foundation for safe and effective health care. The text focuses on the connection between research and evidence based practice as related to the IOM, Macy report, Carnegie report, and federal health bill as appropriate. In addition, the Fifth Edition also discusses the impact of Magnet hospitals on research utilization, evidence-based practice, and moving evidence into practice.  

Key Features

  • Case studies which reflect the application of basic nursing care concepts   
  • Evidence-based practice components featuring sentinel events, medication errors, HIPPA, and quality improvement 
  • Evidence-based practice research searches compared to research expectations
  • Coverage of the Plan-Do-Check-Act (PDCA process)
  • Overview of tools such as Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI), Transforming care at the Bedside (TCAB), 
    and Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
  • Navigate 2 Advantage Access 


Instructor Resources:

  • Instructors manual
  • Chapter quizzes
  • Discussion questions
  • Web links
  • Midterm exam
  • Final exam
  • PowerPoint slides
  • Answers to in-text multiple choice questions  
Chapter  1  Connection Between Research and Evidence-Based Practice
Chapter  2  Overview of Evidence
Chapter  3  Overview of Research
Chapter  4  Overview of Quality
Chapter  5  Ethics for Nursing Research and Evidence-Based Practice
Chapter  6  Asking the Right Question
Chapter  7  Literature Review: Searching and Writing the Evidence
Chapter  8  Quantitative Research Design
Chapter  9  Qualitative and Mixed Research Methods
Chapter  10  Population Management
Chapter  11  Data Collection
Chapter  12  Reliability, Validity, and Trustworthiness
Chapter  13  Data Analysis
Chapter  14  The Research Critique Process and the Evidence-Based Appraisal Process
Chapter  15  Translational Research, Improvement Science, and Evaluation Research with Practical Applications
Chapter  16  Application of Evidence-Based Nursing Practice with Research

Carol Boswell, EdD, RN, CNE, ANEF, FAAN-Professor, Texas Tech University Health Science Center, Lubbock, Texas

Dr. Boswell frequently speaks at local, state, national, and international conferences on topics ranging from health literacy, research, ethics, evidence-based practice, and leadership.  She has authored multiple publications related to healthcare literacy, online teaching, research, and diabetes. Dr. Boswell has co-authored a textbook entitled “Introduction to Nursing Research: Incorporating Evidence-Based Practice”.  She is the co-director for the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Nursing and Medical Center Hospital Center of Excellence in Evidence-Based Practice. She has been an educator for more than 15 years, working at multiple levels, including ADN, RN-BSN, graduate, and continuing education.  She teaches online RN-BSN and graduate courses. 

Sharon Cannon, EdD, RN, ANEF-Texas Tech University Health Science Center, Odessa, Texas

Dr. Cannon is a professor and regional dean for Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in Odessa.  She has been an educator for more than 20 years in various settings, including ADN, BSN, graduate, and continuing education. She has presented at local, state, national, and international conferences with an emphasis on healthcare literacy, aging, ethics, leadership, curriculum, instruction, and online education. She has authored multiple publications on topics ranging from healthcare literacy to politics in nursing. Dr. Cannon has co-authored a textbook entitled “Introduction to Nursing Research: Incorporating Evidence-Based Practice”.  Family, my dog (Fred), music, and playing bridge are ways that I maintain a balance between my personal and professional life.  A sense of humor also is necessary in all aspects of daily living and prompts me to remember to laugh every day, especially at myself.

The following instructor resources are available to qualified instructors for download

ISBN-13: 9781284149791

Answers to In-Text Questions
Chapter Quizzes
Discussion Questions
Final
Instructor Manual
Midterm
Slides in PowerPoint Format

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