visión de conjunto:Críticas This book fills a significant gap in the literature and emphasizes the importance of evidence-based practice in expert clinical practice. The authors are champions in the EBP field and all who read this book will find it empowering. I am excited to see a body of knowledge organized in one book that will truly impact how EBP can be effectively implemented throughout healthcare systems locally and globally. Congratulations on such a landmark publication! -Marilyn Hockenberry PhD RN-PPCNP-BC FAAN Bessie Baker Professor of Nursing Professor of Pediatrics Associate Dean for Research Affairs Duke University School of Nursing Chair Duke Institutional Review BoardIn our fast-paced healthcare environment implementing evidence into practice is even more critical to improve outcomes. As leaders we need to embrace evidence-based practice and are responsible for building the culture of inquiry that will move healthcare forward. This book covers the practical step-by-step guidelines to implement such a culture. Melnyk Gallagher-Ford and Fineout-Overholt do an excellent job of providing the competencies necessary to implement and sustain an evidencebased practice culture. -Jeanine M. Rundquist DNP RN NEA-BC Director of Performance Practice and Innovation and Magnet Program Director Children's Hospital ColoradoCompetence in evidence-based practice (EBP) is key to the success of RNs and APNs in implementing sustaining and disseminating best practices. These research-based EBP competences are presented as a user-friendly easy-to-implement tool that provides structure and support for nursing leaders in building a culture of EBP that will move their organization forward. -Penelope Gorsuch DNP RN ACNP-BC CCNS NEA-BC CCRN-K Dean USAF School of Aerospace Medicine* *This should not be viewed as an official endorsement by the School of Aerospace Medicine or the United States Air Force Reseña del editor Hospitals and healthcare systems around the world have attempted to build and sustain evidence-based practice (EBP) cultures and environments yet they have struggled to clearly understand what EBP competency means. Implementing the Evidence-Based Practic Biografía del autor Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk PhD RN CPNP/PMHNP FAANP FNAP FAAN is Associate Vice President for Health Promotion University Chief Wellness Officer and Professor and Dean of the College of Nursing at The Ohio State University (OSU) and Professor at OSU's College of Medicine.Lynn Gallagher-Ford PhD RN DPFNAP NE-BC is Director of the Center for Transdisciplinary Evidence-Based Practice (CTEP) and Clinical Associate Professor in the College of Nursing at The Ohio State University.Ellen Fineout-Overholt PhD RN FNAP FAAN is the Mary Coulter Dowdy Distinguished Nursing Professor in the College of Nursing & Health Sciences at the University of Texas at Tyler.