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Nursing Reference Center as a Policy and Procedure Manual - Evidence Based Nursing Practice

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Pine Valley General Hospital

Policies & Procedures: Nursing Professional Services

Evidence-Based Nursing Practice: Implementing
I.D. Number: N – 686


{  } Clinical Practice Committee
{X} Nursing Professional Council
{  } Education Council

Source: Nursing
Cross Index: Nursing Administration
Date Revised: April 11, 2014
Date Effective: May 4, 2012
Scope: Pine Valley General Hospital

PURPOSE: Evidence-based nursing practice (EBNP) is the consistent clinical application of the strongest, most current evidence from well-designed studies and practice guidelines to improve the quality of patient care and patient outcomes.

POLICY: Pine Valley General’s Nursing Professional Council has reviewed and approved the resources contained in Nursing Reference Center relating to Evidence-Based Nursing Practice. Click on the links below to review Nursing Practice and Skills/Skill Competency Checklists. Note: any policy information that is specific to Pine Valley General will be displayed in the HOSPITAL SPECIFIC SECTION.


Reference: CINAHL Nursing Guide, April 11, 2014

Click on link below for the Nursing Practice and Skill:  

Click on link below for Skill Competency Checklist:

Dawn Stone, PhD(c), RN, ANP, COHN-S
Nursing Practice Council, Glendale Adventist Medical Center, Glendale, CA
Original document: 2012 May 04
Latest revision: 2014 Apr 11

Kathleen A. Jensen
Kathleen A. Jensen, RN, MHA
Chief Nursing Officer
Pine Valley General Hospital



Disclaimer Message
The information contained in this Nursing Practice & Skill is intended to present an overview of assisting with arterial catheter insertion and is not intended to replace facility protocols, clinician orders, manufacturer’s instructions, or the clinical experience necessary to become proficient in assisting with arterial catheter insertion.