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Ekaterini Papadopoulou
Lemieux Library and McGoldrick Learning Commons
(206) 296-2341

What is Evidence Based Practice

Evidence-Informed Practice (EIP) Step By Step - 5 As

Beginning with the patient and/or clinical scenario:

Ask: Carefully define your clinical question(s).

Acquire: Search for and assemble the research evidence that best addresses your question(s).

Appraise: Evaluate and assess the credibility and applicability of the evidence.

Apply: Integrate the research findings with your clinical experience and the patient’s values and preferences.

Assess: Track patient outcomes, and also the effectiveness/efficiency of the EIP process as a clinical tool.