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Required Readings

American Journal of Nursing (12 part series on Evidence Based Nursing)

Melnyk, B.M., Fineout-Overholt, E., Stillwell, S.B., & Williamson K.M. (2009). Igniting a spirit of inquiry: An essential foundation for evidence-based practice.  AJN, 109(11), 49-52

Melnyk, B.M., Fineout-Overholt, E., Stillwell, S.B., & Williamson K.M. (2010). The seven steps of evidence-based practice. AJN, 110(1), 51-53.   

Stillwell, S.B., Fineout-Overholt, E., Melnyk, B.M., & Williamson K.M. (2010). Ask the clinical question: A key step in   evidence-based practice. AJN, 110 (3) 58-61.

Stillwell, S.B., Fineout-Overholt, E., Melnyk, B.M., & Williamson K.M. (2010). Searching for the evidence: Strategies to help you conduct a successful search.  AJN, 110 (5), 41-47. 

Fineout-Overholt, E., Melnyk, B.M., Stillwell, S.B., & Williamson K.M. (2010). Critical appraisal of the evidence: Part 1 Introduction to gathering, evaluating, and recording the evidence. AJN, 110 (7), 47-52. 

Fineout-Overholt, E., Melnyk, B.M., Stillwell, S.B., & Williamson K.M. (2010). Critical appraisal of the evidence: Part  2  Digging deeper—examining the “keeper studies”. AJN, 110 (9), 41-48. 

Fineout-Overholt, E., Melnyk, B.M., Stillwell, S.B., & Williamson K.M. (2010). Critical appraisal of the evidence: Part 3 Process of synthesis: Seeing similarities and differences across the body of evidence.  AJN, 110 (11), 43-51. 

Fineout-Overholt, E., Williamson K.M., Gallagher-Ford, L., Melnyk, B.M., & Stillwell, S.B. (2011). Following the evidence: Planning for sustainable change.  AJN, 111 (1), 54-60. 

Gallagher-Ford, L., Fineout-Overholt, E., Melnyk, B.M., & Stillwell, S.B. (2011). Implementing an evidence-based practice change: Beginning the transformation from an idea to reality.  AJN, 111 (3), 54-60. 

Gallagher-Ford, L., Fineout-Overholt, E., Melnyk, B.M., & Stillwell, S.B. (2011).  Rolling out the rapid response team: The pilot phase begins.  AJN, 111 (5), 42-47. 

Fineout-Overholt, E., Gallager-Ford, L., Melnyk, B.M., & Stillwell, S.B. (2011). Evaluating and disseminating the impact of an evidence-based intervention: Show and tell.  AJN, 111 (7), 56-59. 

Melnyk, B.M., Fineout-Overholt, E., Fineout-Overholt, E., & Stillwell, S.B. (2011). Sustaining evidence-based practice through organizational policies and an innovative model.  AJN, 111(9), 57-60. 

Fencl, J.L. & Matthews, C. (2017). Translating Evidence Into Practice: How Advanced Practice RNs Can Guide Nurses in Challenging Established Practice to Arrive at Best Practice. AORN journal, 106 5, 378-392.  Click on Full-Text Button.

Hudson-Barr, D. (2004). How to Read a Research Article.  (Links to an external site).  Journal for Specialists in Pediatric Nursing, 9(2), 70-72. Click on Full-Text Button

Staggers N, Gassert CA, Curran C. (2002). A Delphi study to determine informatics competencies for nurses at four levels of practice. Nursing Research, 51(6):383–390.