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Evidence-Based Practice

Evidence-based practice is a five-step process. The second step, acquire, means to conduct a thorough, focused search and select the highest quality evidence. This lesson addresses how one matches a clinical question to the types of research evidence.

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Evidence-Based Practice

Evidence-based practice is a five-step process. The second step, acquire, means to conduct a thorough, focused search and select the highest quality evidence. This lesson addresses how one matches a clinical question to the types of research evidence.

PRIMO project database searchOpens in a new windowThis lesson is also available in the Peer-Reviewed Instructional Materials Online project database.

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Lesson created by Alice Anderson, Heather Collins, Holly Luetkenhaus, Debbie Thomas, and Rachel Vukas in 2017.

CC BY-NC-SA 3.0

How to Use This Guide

This guide was developed by a team of library educators working together under the umbrella of the New Literacies Alliance. To use this guide, click the "Learning Module" link on the left-hand side of this page. Once you have done that, click/tap through the embedded link to the New Literacies Alliance's guide. Make sure to click/tap on the "Next" button to progress, and be sure to complete the assessment at the end. Good luck!