Newsletter of the Medical Library Group of Southern California and Arizona

Virtual Poster 1: Librarian Involvement in Evidence-Based Practice among Clinical Nurses

Posted on March 2, 2012 by Amy Chatfield | 3 Comments

Mary A. Wickline, MLIS, M.Ed.,
Instruction and Outreach Librarian, UC San Diego Biomedical Library

Librarian activities with nurses are based on a research-based needs assessment of nurses’ barriers to evidence-based practice. The poster will describe a few interventions that followed including the librarian’s outreach to the Education, Development, and Research (EDR) department; active participation in the nursing, shared-governance Research Council from its inception; and the use of journal clubs to facilitate reading and understanding the evidence.

INTERVENTIONS (Structures & Process)
Among the interventions have been:

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