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Evidence-Based Practice


About This Course

Evidence-based practice is a five-step process. The second step, acquire, means to conduct a thorough, focused search and select the highest quality evidence. This lesson addresses how one matches a clinical question to the types of research evidence.

PRIMO 2019This lesson is also available in the Peer-Reviewed Instructional Materials Online project database.

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Lesson created by Alice Anderson, Heather Collins, Holly Luetkenhaus, Debbie Thomas, and Rachel Vukas in 2017.


There are no prerequisites to take this course.

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