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Free Course: Evidence-Based Practice (video with CE credit)

Product Specialist | Shield HealthCare
06/01/19  10:00 AM PST
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Click here to find our current available course in our Healthcare Professionals Community.

1.0 Contact hours of continuing nursing education credit is available for this course, Evidenced-Based Practice: What It Is and What It Is Not (w/ video).

Evidence-Based Practice: What It Is and What It Is Not

Evidence-based best practices can help you provide the best possible care to your patients. This program explains the relationship between nursing practice and nursing research, as well as how evidence-based practice influences decisions, interventions and evaluation of nursing care. Watch this course to learn how to incorporate the most up-to-date evidence-based best practices into your treatment plan. The video will lead you through a case study using the PICO (patient, intervention, comparison, and outcome) method.

Learning Objectives 

After completing this course, the learner should be able to:

  • Define evidence-based practice
  • Explain the process for using research to improve patient care
  • Describe the development of a nursing plan of care using evidence-based practice

Who Should Take this Course 

  • Nurses
  • Professional caregivers
  • Family caregivers
  • Individuals/Patients
  • Home health agencies
  • Nursing homes
  • Hospice agencies
  • Assisted living facilities

How to Start

Create an account at Once you’ve logged in, you will see the course listed in the center of the page. Select the course to begin.

Create an Account & Start the Course

Upon completion you have the option to take the course post-test. A score of 80% or higher will qualify you for your certificate of completion which you can print for your records.

Once you’ve created an account, you can use that login to take all other Shield-U courses that will be released this year. A history of completed courses will be kept for your convenience in your account.

Continuing Education Credit

1.0 contact hour of Continuing Nursing Education credit is provided by Medcom/Trainex, which is accredited as a provider of continuing education in nursing by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation*, the California Board of Registered Nursing (provider number CEP 9888), and the Florida Board of Nursing (provider # 50-1285).


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