In this department, Dr Newhouse highlights hot topics in nursing outcomes, research, and evidencebased practice relevant to the nurse administrator. The goal was to discuss the practical implications for nurse leaders in diverse healthcare settings. Content includes evidencebased projects and decision making, locating measurement tools for quality improvement and safety projects, using outcome measures to evaluate quality, practice implications of administrative research, and exemplars of projects that demonstrate innovative approaches to organizational problems. In this article, the authors describe a case using a systematic approach to evaluating infrastructure for evidence-based practice and selecting an evidencebased practice model for application in an acute care organization, the University of Maryland Medical Center.
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Leadership and Management