Developing Evidence-based practice champions in the Maldives,

Fathimath Shifaza, David Evans, Helen Bradley, Sandra Ullrich

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    Abstract

    Evidence-based practice (EBP) is an approach that has gained recognition for facilitating the transfer of evidence into clinical practice. EBP champions is a strategy that can be adopted to encourage the uptake of EBP. This paper describes an action research project that was undertaken in Maldives. EBP champion model has been introduced in the Maldives early 2012 and aims to produce clinical leaders from variety of backgrounds who could implement EBP. This paper provides an extended discussion of the process that was undertaken to prepare EBP champions and their roles in implementing EBP.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)596-602
    Number of pages7
    JournalInternational Journal of Nursing Practice
    Volume19
    Issue number6
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - Dec 2013

    Keywords

    • Action research
    • Change champion
    • Developing countries
    • EBP champions
    • Evidence-based practice
    • Nursing

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