Tips from TSE: Objectives to consider when implementing evidence-based practice
Staff Development Weekly: Insight on Evidence-Based Practice in Education, June 5, 2009
Incorporating evidence-based practice (EBP) into staff development is an ongoing process that requires you to consider the advantages and barriers, as well as the ethical and legal implications. The advantages of EBP are that it has the potential to improve staff development practice, job performance, and patient outcomes.
Examples of specific objectives to achieve when implementing EBP in staff development include:
- Complications from immobility by body system
- Differentiate between types of wound debridement
- Note similarities and differences between HCPCS, CPT® codes
- What does case-mix index mean to you?
- Pneumonia with a negative chest x-ray: Clinical diagnoses, physician documentation, and coding guidelines
- OB services: Coding inside and outside of the package
- Don’t forget the three checks in medication administration
- What is the difference between an IPA and a medical group?
- Fracture coding in ICD-10-CM requires greater specificity
- ICD-10 tip: Coding for infectious and parasitic diseases
- How coders can build a successful relationship with their physicians
- Note from the Instructor: Provider-Based vs. Freestanding Locations: Financials Flip-flop with New Packaging
- No Match, no problem: Recruitment and beyond
- Improve documentation with 15 tips for timely record completion
- HIPAA: Safeguard Residents’ PHI
- Got stickers? How one PA hospital uses labels to reduce medication errors
- Follow these tips to properly report bladder catheter codes
- Clinical competency committee composition
- Charge for venipuncture separately
- Alarm management plans that improve patient safety