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Nurse Educators are expected to use evidence in their role, as well as to teach and support others to practice EBP. In this session, take a look at the power of EBP and how nurse educators play a pivotal role in its dissemination to achieve critical patient outcomes and minimise risk. Learn how you can use EBP in the development of clinical policies and procedures in your own workplace, as well as tips for translating research into practice.
Dr Kate Kynoch is a Registered Nurse and has over 16 years of clinical nursing and research experience. Kate is the Director of the Evidence in Practice Unit and the Queensland Centre for Evidence Based Nursing and Midwifery (a Joanna Briggs Institute Centre of Excellence) at Mater Health in Brisbane. Kate’s role involves promoting the use of evidence in practice including overseeing clinical policy development for the organisation and assisting clinical staff with translating research evidence into clinical practice. Her PhD research was on meeting the needs of patients and families in healthcare. She has published over 30 papers in peer reviewed journals and has presented on her work at numerous national and international conferences. See Educator Profile