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You want to put your skills to good use, but deciding on the best approach may, initially, be a bit daunting. Check out the resources on this page to assist with making a decision about which model to use.
Johns Hopkins Nursing EBP Model
The Iowa model revised focuses on:
- Translational research
- Patient engagement
- Use of a systematic approach to implementation
- Putting evidence into action.
The steps in this model are:
- Select a topic
- Form a team
- Retrieve evidence
- Grade the evidence
- Develop an EBP standard
- Implement the EBP
Choose a model that is:
- Relevant to the area of practice
- Appropriate for your resources
- In sync, like clinical decision-making models for clinical decision-making problems
Help evaluating EBP implementation models:
Team Strategies and Tools to Enhance Performance and Patient Safety
- Curriculum available through the AHRQ website; implementation requires pre-training
- Offers an app with communication tools and checklists
- Focuses on improving patient safety by developing a culture of safety and teamwork skills
- Developed by Department of Defense's Patient Safety Program in collaboration with the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
ACE Star Model
The Star Model offers a 5-point process for integrating evidence into practice in order to improve care.
The 5 points are: