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Nursing Program - RN Information Literacy: Integrating EBN in Clinical Practice

Levels of Evidence

Levels of evidence pyramid

*UW-Eau Claire Libraries/Department of Nursing

Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes:

  • Students will discover web sources for EBM, secondary literature on the web and in library databases
  • Students will use search limiters to target the most relevant literature on a health topic
  • Students will apply the findings of systematic reviews or meta-analysis to clinical practice

Related RN Program Outcomes:

  • Compare mechanisms of achieving quality patient care through evidence based practice (Nursing Management and Professional Concepts)

Evidence Based Nursing Resources

Using MeSH to find Evidence

Medical Subject headings (MeSH) is the National Library of Medicine's (NLM) controlled vocabulary used for indexing articles in PubMed. Choose MeSH terms to use in a broad search or to focus your search later on. 

National Patient Safety Goals