Title

Implementing a Virtual Journal Club in a Clinical Nursing Setting

Document Type

Article

Language

eng

Format of Original

5 p.

Publication Date

5-2011

Publisher

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.

Source Publication

Journal for Nurses in Staff Development

Source ISSN

1098-7886

Original Item ID

doi: 10.1097/NND.0b013e318217b3bc

Abstract

Healthcare practice is increasingly focused on delivering care that is based on published research evidence. Staff development nurses can institute journal clubs to teach nursing staff critical appraisal of research articles and ways to translate research findings into clinical practice. Unfortunately, attending meetings regularly is often a challenge for nurses, and relatively few have the knowledge and expertise to adequately critique research articles. One way to bridge the limitations of accessibility and limited research expertise of journal club members is to establish a virtual journal club. This article describes one hospital's experience with developing a virtual journal club.

Comments

Journal for Nurses in Staff Development, Vol. 27, No. 3 (May/June 2011): 116-120. DOI.

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