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Evidence Based Practice

  • JMU and RMH work together to offer EBP
  • Two introductory sessions on Evidence Based Practice
  • Assistance with literature searches on projects identified by RMH clinical nurses with JMU nursing students' undergraduate research project linked to staff nurses interests
    • Foley catheters in the OR
    • Umbilical cord care - Family Birth Place
    • Pain management in the confused patient - RMH 5W and MH - Literature review in process
    • Collaboration between nursing and PT for wound care
    • BIS Monitor study in CCU - Data analysis phase
    • Scopolamine patches and nausea - Retrospective study - data collection
    • Flexible scheduling for clinical assistants on 3E
    • Conference on Pain management - collaborative discussions