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Nurse practice

In my epidemiology class we have been asked the above question. I have some info but would like more.

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How does the nurse's knowledge of the community relate to evidence-based practice? Why is it important?

Evidence based practice is define as " using evidence to leverage practice. Nurses enter practice with a based medical knowledge that has been acquired through formal education including didactic learning and clinical practice. Treating a patients based on these training in school is not enough to ensure patient safety. The nurse's knowledge of the community of health care ...

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Evidence based practice is define as " using evidence to leverage practice. It has been a commonly used term in healthcare that is used to ensure patient safety. It is important for nurses to know what it means, how to use it, and how important it is in protecting the safety of patients.

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