Kathy Reno

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Creating, advancing, and sustaining a practice environment grounded in evidence-based practice and nursing research is essential to achieving Magnet status. The purpose of this article is 2-fold. First, to describe a model for the integration of evidence-based practice. Second, to illustrate how a community hospital used this model as a framework for the(More)
OBJECTIVE The research was conducted to determine clinician knowledge needs for competent involvement with the facility design process as well as to gather lessons learned on building stronger design teams. BACKGROUND As clinical stakeholders are invited to the healthcare facility design table, the question arises as to the ability of professionally(More)
Health is a political issue. Healthcare is political because it is integral to development. Health-related services must be a part of socioeconomic plans developed at the national level. Nurses are directly influenced by these matters. Recruitment, retention, education and practice of nurses are affected by the demand for services, reimbursement systems,(More)
Nursing faces a challenging future due to both a projected nursing shortage and changing needs of patients. This will require greater flexibility, an increased knowledge base, and a strengthening of our caring foundations through more evidence-based practices. A nursing taxonomy needs to be determined so that we can support the research of nursing(More)
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