Evidence-Based Practice: Practical Tips for Engaging the Key to Improved Patient Outcomes

Aired on October 11, 2016

Join Dr. Ellen Fineout-Overholt, an expert in Evidence-Based Practice (EBP) in both practice and education, as she describes how to use the EBP process to guide a clinical project. Dr. Fineout-Overholt will cover elements of the process, such as writing a good PICOT question and systematically searching the literature, as well as how nurse leaders can actively engage EBP to improve patient, provider, and system outcomes.

This Webinar is hosted by the Graduate Nursing Student Academy (GNSA). For more information on the GNSA, visit www.aacn.nche.edu/students/gnsa.


Webinar Speakers

Ellen Fineout-Overholt, PhD, RN
Mary Coulter Dowdy Distinguished Professor of Nursing
College of Nursing & Health Sciences
University of Texas at Tyler

Dr. Ellen Fineout-Overholt is a recognized nursing leader, educator and promoter of evidence-based practice (EBP), innovation and leadership across the United States and globally. She is passionate about fostering inquiry and wonder in learners, whether they are novices or experts. Dr. Fineout-Overholt is the Mary Coulter Dowdy Distinguished Nursing Professor in the College of Nursing & Health Sciences at the University of Texas at Tyler. She is privileged to shape future leaders of nursing through the PhD and DNP programs at UT Tyler as well as working with emerging leaders across the globe. Furthermore, she continues to advance her work with faculty and students, nationally and internationally, to revise curriculum to meet the mandate for inclusion of EBP in health professions' education as well as with community partners to implement sustainable evidence-based decision making. Her career has been dedicated to building a critical mass of young leaders in nursing who will advance evidence-based practice and thereby, transform healthcare.

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