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Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP): A Guide to McFarlin Library Resources: Evidence Based Practice

This guide is designed for the use of students taking courses for the DNP Program at The University of Tulsa. The purpose is to help you in getting started doing your library research using McFarlin's resources.

What is Evidence Based Practice?

"Evidence-based practice (EBP), sometimes referred to as evidence-based nursing, is a problem-solving approach to clinical care that utilizes current best evidence from well-designated  studies, a clinician’s expertise, and patient values and preferences."

(Fitzpatrick, J. J., Carpenter, R., & Smith, M. J. (2015). Encyclopedia of Nursing Education. New York, NY: Springer Publishing Company. p 144.)

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