UHM Nursing has adopted the Iowa Model to guide the process of evidence-based practice. The phases of the Iowa Model are listed below.
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Evidence-based practice is an approach to the practice of nursing in which the nurse makes clinical decisions on the basis of the best available current research evidence relevant to the disease or condition being treated.
The Evidence-Based Practice Guide provides more information about EBP and resources for doing EBP.