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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.

Introduction

This diagram outlines the nursing inquiry process is for answering questions that arise in the clinical setting. The diagram shows how a nurse proceeds through the process. The question is answered though either a evidence based practice project (EBP), a performance improvement (PI) project or a research project.

Inquiry Process Diagram