"The Johns Hopkins Evidence-Based Practice for Nurses and Healthcare Professionals Model is a powerful problem-solving approach to clinical decision-making and is accompanied by user-friendly tools to guide individual or group use."
All information on this page is from the following source:
Dang, D., Dearholt, S., Bissett, K., Ascenzi, J., & Whalen, M. (2022). Johns Hopkins evidence-based practice for nurses and healthcare professionals: model and guidelines. 4th ed. Indianapolis, IN: Sigma Theta Tau International
Johns Hopkins offers hands-on trainings in EBP. Find out what classes are available on the Johns Hopkins Nursing Education page.
The following steps will help to search the evidence for an answerable EBP question:
Research Evidence (Appendix E)
Experimental study, randomized controlled trial (RCT)
Explanatory mixed methods design that includes only a Level I quaNtitative study
Systematic review of RCTs, with or without meta-analysis
Explanatory mixed methods design that includes only a Level II quaNtitative study
Systematic review of a combination of RCTs and quasi-experimental studies, or quasi-experimental studies only, with or without meta-analysis
Systematic review of a combination of RCTs, quasi-experimental and nonexperimental studies, or nonexperimental studies only, with or without meta-analysis.
Exploratory, convergent, or multiphasic mixed methods studies
Explanatory mixed methods design that includes only a Level III quaNtitative study
Systematic review of quaLitative studies with or without meta-synthesis
Non-Research Evidence (Appendix F)
Opinion of respected authorities and/or nationally recognized expert committees or consensus panels based on scientific evidence. Includes:
Clinical practice guidelines
Consensus panels/position statements
Based on experiential and non-research evidence. Includes:
Quality improvement, program or financial evaluation
Opinion of nationally recognized expert(s) based on experiential evidence