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Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - NGR6852

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  1. Department and Contact Information

    Tracking Number Date & Time Submitted
    1569 2008-05-28
     
    Department College Budget Account Number
    Nursing NR HDC-006201-10000
     
    Contact Person Phone Email
    Mary Webb x9133 mwebb@health.usf.edu

  2. Course Information

    Prefix Number Full Title
    NGR 6852 Evidence Based Practice for Nurse Anesthesia

    Is the course title variable? N
    Is a permit required for registration? N
    Are the credit hours variable? N
    Is this course repeatable?
    If repeatable, how many times? 0

    Credit Hours Section Type Grading Option
    3 C - Class Lecture (Primarily) R - Regular
     
    Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum)
    Evid Based Prac for Nur Anes
     
    Course Online? Percentage Online
    -

    Prerequisites

    Corequisites

    Course Description

    Focuses on the evaluation and selection of the best evidence in making decisions about personalized patient care. Consideration of patient values and preferences and the expertise of the practitioner will also be incorporated into planning patient care.


  3. Justification

    A. Please briefly explain why it is necessary and/or desirable to add this course.

    This course is an essential component of the Nurse Anesthetist program and is currently being offered under selected topics.

    B. What is the need or demand for this course? (Indicate if this course is part of a required sequence in the major.) What other programs would this course service?

    Required sequence in the major

    C. Has this course been offered as Selected Topics/Experimental Topics course? If yes, how many times?

    Yes, once

    D. What qualifications for training and/or experience are necessary to teach this course? (List minimum qualifications for the instructor.)

    Ph.D or CRNA


  4. Other Course Information

    A. Objectives

    During this course the student will have the opportunity to:

    1. Critically appraise evidence used for clinical decision-making.

    2. Generate a model for the generation and dissemination of evidence in the practice setting.

    3. Apply organizational change theory to the implementation of evidence-based practice in

    individuals and organizations.

    4. Create an evidence-based clinical plan protocol for a selected population.

    5. Describe the process for incorporating patient values and preferences into evidence-based

    clinical practice.

    6. Develop a plan for the evaluation of an evidence-based clinical plan for a selected population.

    B. Learning Outcomes

    During this course the student will have the opportunity to:

    1. Critically appraise evidence used for clinical decision-making.

    2. Generate a model for the generation and dissemination of evidence in the practice setting.

    3. Apply organizational change theory to the implementation of evidence-based practice in

    individuals and organizations.

    4. Create an evidence-based clinical plan protocol for a selected population.

    5. Describe the process for incorporating patient values and preferences into evidence-based

    clinical practice.

    6. Develop a plan for the evaluation of an evidence-based clinical plan for a selected population.

    C. Major Topics

    Topical outline

    1. The Need for Evidence-Based Practice

    2. The Critical Appraisal of Evidence

    a. Sources of Evidence

    b. Quantitative Evidence

    c. Qualitative Evidence

    3. Applying the Evidence to Clinical Practice

    a. Models and Strategies for Evidence-Based Practice

    b. Tools for Improving Practice

    c. Patient Concerns and Choices

    4. The Generation and Dissemination of Evidence

    a. Quantitiave Research

    b. Qualitative Research

    c. Outcomes Management

    d. Dissemination of Evidence

    5. Creating a Culture for Evidence Based Practice

    a. Teaching evidence-based practice

    b. Change Theories

    c. Motivating Change in Individuals and Organizations

    6. Translating Research in to Practice

    a. Developing evidence-based clinical plans

    b. Evaluation of evidence-based clinical plans

    D. Textbooks

    Required Text:

    Girden, E. R. (1996). Evaluating research articles: From start to finish. London: Sage

    Publications.

    Melnyk, B. M. (2005). Evidence-based practice in nursing and healthcare: a guide to best

    practice. Philadelphia: Lippincott.

    Fleisher, L. A. (2004). Evidence-based practice of anesthesiology. Philadelphia:Elsevier

    Health Sciences.

    Melnyk, B. M., (2005). Evidence-based practice in nursing and healthcare: a guide

    to best practice. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams Wilkins.

    Melnyk, B. M., Fineout-Overholt, E. (2004). The patient history: Evidence-base

    E. Course Readings, Online Resources, and Other Purchases

    F. Student Expectations/Requirements and Grading Policy

    G. Assignments, Exams and Tests

    H. Attendance Policy

    I. Policy on Make-up Work

    J. Program This Course Supports


  5. Course Concurrence Information



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