A nurse practice scholar must locate credible evidence to address nursing practice problems. Conduct a brief literature search and select a source of evidence to address a practice problem at your workplace.

A nurse practice scholar must locate credible evidence to address nursing practice problems. Conduct a brief literature search and select a source of evidence to address a practice problem at your workplace. Address the following.

  • Describe your strategy for searching for evidence.
  • Who wrote the selected source?
  • Who is the intended audience?
  • How current is the evidence?
  • Are there bibliographies, citations, references, or footnotes?
  • Do the sources cited appear credible? Why or why not?
  • What creative action can you take in sharing evidence with others at your workplace?