Interrelationship Between Theory, Knowledge, And Research And EBP

Fawcett and Garity (2009) present an overview of the relationship between theory, knowledge, research, nursing research, and evidence-based practice (see attached file). As you prepare for this Discussion, reflect on your own specialty area and consider how the authors’ definitions of evidence-based practice and of research align with your understanding of these concepts based on your professional experiences and your experiences as a doctoral student embarking on your EBP Project.

To prepare:

  • Reflect on Fawcett and Garity’s definitions      of knowledgetheoryresearch and evidence-based      practice presented in the Learning Resources. How do these      definitions align with your understanding of the concepts?
  • How does this interrelationship support or      guide your EBP Project?

Write a minimum of 550 words essay in APA format with at least 3 scholarly references from the list of required resources below. Include the level 1 headings as numbered below:

Post a cohesive scholarly response that addresses the following:

1) How do Fawcett and Garity’s (see attached file)definitions align with your understanding of knowledge, theory, research and evidence-based practice? Support your response with evidence from the literature (quote the literature below in the required readings).

2) Discuss the interrelationship between theory, knowledge, research and evidence-based practice.

3) How does this interrelationship support or guide your EBP Project?