Publication Year: 2015
Edition: 1st Ed.
Authors/Editor: Albert, Nancy
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Doody's Star Rating®:Score: 97
Written by experienced clinical researchers who have successfully implemented these techniques in the Cleveland Clinic, the handbook shows nurses how to build and sustain a research program, a fundamental requirement for transforming patient care and administrative practices and obtaining and sustaining American Nurses Credentialing Center Magnet program recognition.
The book demonstrates, step by step, how leaders and staff can integrate nursing research into the workflow of complex health care environments. It provides a framework for developing horizontal and vertical structures that promote the creation of new knowledge and for enhancing the scientific foundation of nursing evidence. With a focus on practical applications, the book addresses the structures, systems, processes, and resources required for creating and maintaining a research program, along with methods for its evaluation.
- Written by experienced researchers who have implemented the techniques used in this book
- Provides a framework adaptable for use with hospitals of all sizes
- Includes guidelines for committees/councils to support nursing research within the organization
- Discusses processes and systems that enhance collaboration and workflow
- Offers stories from the field by nurses about lessons learned from their research experiences
Building and Sustaining a Hospital-Based Nursing Research Program