Module 3 Discussion Topic 2
What Should the NP do? Evidence-based Practice
Review assigned readings in McLaughlin and McLaughlin (2019).
According to McLaughlin and McLaughlin (2019), the policy analysis process involves 6 activities (pages 7-8). In the discussion forum pretend that you are a nurse practitioner with a private practice. Explain how you might use these steps to analyze one of the following problems that you are facing in your practice:
In the forum answer the following questions: What evidence would you use to support your decision? How could a nurse practitioner use the three categories for rating the strength of evidence on page 136 to make his/her decision? Since evidence-based medicine strives to ensure that patients and stakeholders are part of the decision-making process how can you take into account biases in evidence gathering? How could information technology be used to support dissemination of decision aids for patients and caregivers?
Must use book HEALTH POLICY ANALYSIS AN INTERDISCIPLINARY APPROACH THRID EDITION by Curtis mclaughlin and Craig mclaughlin