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Evidence-Based Practice Portfolio

The goal of this guide is to provide nurses and others a resource to understand and carryout the steps of performing a EBP project.

Finding the Evidence

Once the question has been developed the next step in the process is to search the literature and other sources to make sure you have the appropriate evidence to make a good, evidence-based decision.  The appraisal of articles is key as not all articles/studies are equal and must be evaluated carefully.  

Johns Hopkins Module

This section goes along with Module 3 of the Johns Hopkins EBP Modules that are available on the Learning Exchange.