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Nursing Update: Special Issue: Research and Evidence Based Nursing Practice, Issue 7 July 2021

Nursing Update - Special Issue 7 July 2021

Feature Articles

Engaging Nursing Students: Integrating Evidence-Based Inquiry, Informatics, and Clinical Practice Keiffer, Melanie. Nursing Education Perspectives. Issue: Volume 39(4), August 2018, p 247-249.
*NEW* Engaging nurses in research awareness using a new style of hospital journal club - a descriptive evaluation, 2022
Leonard A, Power N, Mayet S, Coetzee M, North N. Nurse Education Today. 108:105123, 2022 Jan.
Evidence-Based Practice Competence in Nursing Students: An Exploratory Study With Important Implications for Educators (Abstract)
Lam, C.K. Worldviews on Evidence-Based Nursing. 16 (2) (pp 161-168), 2019.
Key considerations for selecting instruments when evaluating healthcare professionals' evidence-based practice competencies: A discussion paper Saunders, Hannele. Journal of Advanced Nursing. Issue: Volume 74(10), October 2018, p 2301-2311.
Using systematic reviews to inform nursing practice
Pryce-Miller, Maxine. Nursing Standard (2014+); London Vol. 29, Iss. 52,  (Aug 26, 2015): 52.
Turning a clinical question into nursing research: the benefits of a pilot study (AU)
Henson A, Jeffrey C. Renal Society of Australasia Journal. 2016;12(3):99-105.
Indigenous-led First Peoples Health Interprofessional and Simulation-Based Learning Innovations: mixed methods study of nursing academics' experience of working in partnership, 2022  Roianne West, et al. Contemporary Nurse, 2022
Nursing interventions for patients with COVID-19: A medical record review and nursing interventions classification study, 2021 
Asghari, E., Archibald, M., & Roshangar, F. International Journal of Nursing Knowledge, June 2021.
A Virtual Nursing Journal Club: Bridging the Gap Between Research Evidence and Clinical Practice
Rosen, Jacquelyn ; Ryan, Marybeth. JONA: The Journal of Nursing Administration. Issue: Volume 49(12), December 2019, p 610-616.
Incorporating Future of Nursing Competencies Into a Clinical and Simulation Assessment Tool: Validating the Clinical Simulation Competency Assessment Tool. Beauvais, Audrey Marie; Phillips, Kathryn E. Nursing Education Perspectives. Issue: Volume 41(5), September/October 2020, p 280-284. 
Narrative in nursing research: an overview of three approaches. Casey, Briege ; Proudfoot, Denise ; Corbally, Melissa. Journal of Advanced Nursing.Issue: Volume 72(5), May 2016, p 1203-1215.
Using a Delphi Survey to Develop Clinical Nursing Research Priorities Among Nursing Management
Sun, Carolyn ; Prufeta, Patricia. ONA: The Journal of Nursing Administration. Issue: Volume 49(3), March 2019, p 156-162.
Re-examining definitions of spirituality in nursing research. Reinert, Katia Garcia ; Koenig, Harold G. Journal of Advanced Nursing. Issue: Volume 69(12), December 2013, p 2622-2634.
*New* Nurse mentored, student research in undergraduate nursing education to support evidence-based practice: A pilot study 
Rana R; Caron MP; Kanters S. Nursing Forum. 2021 Oct 29.

Topic Research

Nursing Work Environment and Patient Outcomes in a Hospital Context: A Scoping Review.
Nascimento, Ana , RN; Jesus, Elvio. JONA: The Journal of Nursing Administration. Issue: Volume 50(5), May 2020, p 261-266.
Loneliness in adults: Evidence-based research and interventions for NPs. Pearson T. Nurse Practitioner.. 2019;44(9):26-34. 
Nursing assessment and management of incontinence among medical and surgical adult patients in a tertiary hospital: a best practice implementation project (AU) Trad, Wafa et al. JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports. Issue: Volume 17(12), December 2019, p 2578-2590.
Community-based interventions to address alcohol and drug use in Indigenous populations in Australia, New Zealand and Canada: a systematic review protocol (AU) Stewart, Talei; Reilly, Rachel; Ward, James. JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports. Issue: Volume 16(7), July 2018, p 1485-1489.
A structure, process and outcome evaluation of the Geriatric Emergency Department Intervention model of care: a study protocol (AU)
Taylor A et al. BMC Geriatrics. 17 (1) , 2017. 

How to series


Simple writing skills for students, part one: structure and clarity
Kerri Wright. British Journal of Nursing, 2010.
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Simple writing skills for students, part two: researching your subject
Wright K, Ferns T. British Journal of Nursing, 2010
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Undertaking a literature review: a step-by-step approach
Patricia Cronin, Frances Ryan, Michael Coughlan, British Journal of Nursing, Online 2013.
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Academic skills: using literature to support your discussion
Kerri Wright, Paul Street, Mamood Gousy. British Journal of Nursing, 2011
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Read a Paper
BMJ Education And Debate, (Article series, Trisha Greenhalgh.)

How to read a paper. Getting your bearings (deciding what the paper is about).
Greenhalgh, Trisha BMJ: British Medical Journal, 315:7102 (1997): 243.
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How to read a paper: Assessing the methodological quality of published papers
Trisha Greenhalgh. BMJ 1997; 315: 305 (Published 02 Aug 1997).
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How to read a paper: Papers that report drug trials
Trisha Greenhalgh, BMJ 1997; 315: 480 (Published 23 Aug 1997).
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How to read a paper: Papers that go beyond numbers (qualitative research)
Trisha Greenhalgh, Rod Taylor. BMJ 1997; 315: 740 (Published 20 Sep 1997)
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How to read a paper: Statistics for the non-statistician. I: Different types of data need different statistical tests
Trisha Greenhalg, BMJ 1997.
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How to read a paper: Statistics for the non-statistician. II: “Significant” relations and their pitfalls
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Link to all articles in the Education and Debate series via BMJ

Novel and emerging strategies for longitudinal data collection. [Review]
Udtha, Malini et al. Journal of Nursing Scholarship. 47(2):152-60, 2015 Mar.
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The Importance of Nursing Research
Martha S. Tingen. Journal of Nursing Education, Mar2009; 48(3): 167-170.
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Australian resources  AU  

Research evidence into practice - Methods
Joanna Briggs Institute

JBI Reviewer's Manual  JBI's description and methodology of planning and undertaking systematic reviews

The Centre for Clinical Effectiveness
Evidence-based answers to clinical questions for busy clinicians.
Melbourne, Vic: The Centre for Clinical Effectiveness, Southern Health
. Harris C & Turner T. 2011.
"This article goes through the process of developing your search question, doing your search and appraising the evidence identified.
PICO explanation". Excellent Workbook.
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Research & training at SVHM
SVHM Nursing Education Centre   
Continuing professional education  (Study days, work shops)   

SVHM Nursing Research Interest Group  
An informal platform for research collaboration, support and networking for nurse clinicians to build SVHM nurse led research. Nursing Research Institute Research Seminar Series. Ann Cook nursing research scholarships. Awaiting program for 2022.

Nursing Research Seminar Series program, 2021 

**Upcoming research seminars

VCCC Alliance Nurse-Led Research Hub Online Workshops 2021

  • Australian Research Cancer Foundation is holding a number of general research seminars for nurses. 
  • Understanding research questions. Learn co-design, Writing for publication and communicating your research. Presenting Qualitative and Quantitative Data. Understanding and designing mixed methods studies.

Systematic Review database

Epistemonikos Database

Epistemonikos is a collaborative, multilingual database of health evidence. It is the largest source of systematic reviews relevant for health-decision making, and a large source of other types of scientific evidence. It is a not for profit, open access database. Epistemonikos aim is to identify all of the systematic reviews relevant for health decision-making. The main focus is on systematic reviews and human indexers/searches as well as computer machine language searches across multiple databases to consolidate the evidence for systematic review topics.



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