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Using Evidence to Advance and Develop Nursing Practice

This level 7 module will enable you to engage with evidence and evidence based practice in a manner that will allow you to positively develop and influence your future clinical practice. The broad content of the module will include:

  • Accessing, appraising and interpreting evidence
  • Applying research findings to all aspects of practice
  • Interpreting research data
  • Skills to appraise current practice and or policy
  • Sources of evidence
  • Hierarchies of evidence
  • Critical awareness of research processes
  • Evidence based Practice (EBP)
  • Implementing EBP
  • Barriers to implementing EBP

Entry Criteria 

  • May include DBS clearance
  • Interview required

Key information

Module Category: SCPH
Module Code: 5003
Module Credits: 15
Module Level: 7

Module leader

Julian Stribling

E: 201 3921


Semester 1: Tuesday afternoon  

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