Forms of Nursing  Inquiry: Quality Improvement (QI), Research, and Evidence-Based Practice(EBP)

Question  Evidence-Based Practice (EBP) has captured the attention of healthcare providers, healthcare organizations, and consumers to positively influence patient outcomes. However, confusion abounds about how evidence-based practice differs from research and quality improvement.   Select either EBP, research, or QI and identify how the selected approach is implemented to improve outcomes at your workplace. How do you know this approach is utilized? Is this selected approach used apart from or in conjunction with the other approaches? Can one approach be effectively applied without the others? Why or why not?   Forms of Nursing  Inquiry: Quality Improvement (QI), Research, and Evidence-Based Practice(EBP) Student’s Name Professor’s Name Course Title Date   Forms of Nursing Inquiry: Quality Improvement(QI), Research, and Evidence-Based Practice (EBP) These are approaches sought to investigate and resolve a clinical problem. Evidence-Based Practice (EBP) This is a systematic problem-solving approach to clinical decision making in a health-care organization. It involves the integration of the best available scientific evidence with the best available experiential evidence, for example, practitioner and patient experiences. Quality Improvement(QI) Information acquired from EBP can lead to...
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