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Evidence-based nursing practice and its correlates among Korean nurses

Title
Evidence-based nursing practice and its correlates among Korean nurses
Authors
Kang Y.Yang I.-S.
Ewha Authors
강윤희
SCOPUS Author ID
강윤희scopus
Issue Date
2016
Journal Title
Applied Nursing Research
ISSN
0897-1897JCR Link
Citation
vol. 31, pp. 46 - 51
Keywords
Evidence-based practiceResearch implementationResearch in practice
Publisher
W.B. Saunders
Indexed
SCIE; SSCI; SCOPUS WOS scopus
Abstract
Aim The aim of the study was to explore evidence-based nursing practice (EBNP) in Korean and identify factors influencing its implementation. Background EBNP is relatively new in Korea, and there is a lack of consistency about the factors that affect EBNP implementation. Methods A descriptive correlational and cross-sectional design was employed and a convenience sample of 392 nurses were recruited from two general hospitals. Data were analyzed by using descriptive and inferential statistics. Results The overall model significantly explained 17.1% of variance in EBNP implementation. Among the predictors of EBNP implementation, regularly reading research articles, level of searching skills for literature, degree of understanding EBNP, professional autonomy, and EBNP beliefs had statistically significant influences on EBNP implementation. Conclusion Findings suggest the necessity for Korean nurses to regularly read research articles, develop greater skills in developing searching research documents, gain clearer understanding of EBNP, EBNP beliefs, and particularly, high level of professional autonomy. © 2015 Elsevier Inc.
DOI
10.1016/j.apnr.2015.11.016
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