Triplet Partnering: A Novel Approach to Introducing Evidence-Based Nursing Practice in China

Monday, 28 July 2014: 7:20 AM

Elizabeth R. Barker, APRN, BC, PhD
College of Nursing, The Ohio State University, Dublin, OH

Purpose: To disseminate  a model for instituting EBP as an international nursing concept

Methods: Needs identification using international consultation. Review of the literature to determine the most effective methodology for developing the innovation with special emphasis on cultural compe Design of the strategies among academic and hospital based nursing service to model the development of EBP nursing protoclols.  Implementation of the plan with six month visiting scholar program for nursing leaders from China. Evaluation of the effectiveness of the changes by visiting the target hospital in China

Results: There are five units is a new hospital in Shanghai where the visiting scholars have instituted nursing councils that are reviewing and redesigning nursing protocols to reflect the use of EBP as a basis for the protocols

Conclusion: For nursing to actively and productively respond to the Millennium Development Goals and the Institute of Medicine’s recommendations, the use of EPB for nursing protocols is an obviously choice.  What works is a well planned collaborative effort among the nursing leaders at the target facility, a large academic center and a College of Nursing where EBP is well integrated into the curriculum