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Activity Steps


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Purpose of Activity

To examine the nature of evidence and the hierarchy of evidence for practice.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Examine the nature of evidence for healthcare.
  2. Assess the hierarchy of evidence of effectiveness.
  3. Compare the hierarchy of evidence of feasibility, appropriateness and meaningfulness.
  4. Apply an evidence hierarchy when using evidence in clinical decision making.
Price: $15.00


  • ANCC 1.0 CH
  • DC - BON 1.0 CH
  • FL - BON 1.0 CH

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
This activity is also provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 11749. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia and Florida #50-1223. Your certificate is valid in all states.
The ANCC's accreditation status of Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Department of Continuing Education refers only to its continuing nursing educational activities and does not imply Commission on Accreditation approval or endorsement of any commercial product.

Test Code: JBIEBP02
Published: January 2012
Expires: 12/4/2020
Required Passing Score: 5/7 (71%)
Authors: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins/Joanna Briggs Institute