Evidence booster

Evidence Boosters

RNAO Evidence Boosters are two-page infographics that demonstrate the impact of evidence-based practice implementation using Nursing Quality Indicators for Reporting and Evaluation® (NQuIRE®) data. They showcase Best Practice Spotlight Organization® success stories on implementation strategies, practice and policy changes, and health outcomes.

Evidence Boosters allow organizations to share implementation and evaluation information with executives, managers and front-line staff to highlight the effects of best practice guidelines using NQuIRE data.

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To examine the clinical outcomes associated with the implementation of RNAO’s Assessment and Management of Pain best practice guideline (BPG) at Grace Manor in Brampton, Ont. 

Watford Quality Care Centre (WQCC) is a long-term care home in Watford, Ont. The home implemented RNAO's Assessment and Management of Pain best practice guideline (BPG) across their organization to address the gap in pain management and to reduce incidences of severe pain among their residents. The BPG implementation strategies focused on interprofessional and intersectoral collaboration, as well as early recognition and interventions for pain.

This Evidence Booster evaluates the impact of implementing several RNAO best practice guidelines – Person- and Family-Centred Care, Preventing Falls and Reducing Injury From Falls and Engaging Clients Who Use Substances – in the nursing program curriculum at Nipissing University in North Bay, Ont.

To examine the impact on residents’ health outcomes associated with the implementation of RNAO’s Assessment and Management of Pain best practice guideline in Villa Colombo Toronto while aiming to achieve excellence in residents’ quality of life.

This Evidence Booster evaluates the impact of implementing RNAO’s Preventing Falls and Reducing Injury from Falls BPG at Braemar Retirement Centre, a long-term care facility in Wingham, Ont.

The Behavioural Supports Ontario (BSO) provincial initiative was created to enhance health-care services for older adults in Ontario with complex and responsive behaviours associated with dementia, mental health, substance use, and/or other neurological conditions. The Hamilton, Niagara, Haldimand, Brant BSO team implemented the Person and Family-Centred Care (2015) best practice guideline to improve residents' and families' participation and satisfaction in developing personalized care plans. 

Enhance the quality of nursing practices pertaining to delirium, dementia, and depression in older adults, thereby ultimately optimizing clinical outcomes through the use of evidence-based practices.

The Humber River Family Health Team is implementing the Person- and Family-Centered Care best practice guideline in collaboration with the North Western Toronto Best Practice Spotlight Organization® (BPSO®) Ontario Health Team.

Clinica FOSCAL effectively implemented the Assessment and Management of Pressure Injuries for the Interprofessional Team and Assessment and Management of Pain guidelines, demonstrating positive impacts on patient care amid COVID-19.

Clinica FOSCAL implementó de manera efectiva la Evaluación y Manejo de Lesiones por Presión para el Equipo Interprofesional (Tercera Ed., Mayo de 2016) y Evaluación y Manejo del Dolor (Tercera Ed., 2013) en toda la organización y ha demostrado impactos positivos en la atención del paciente en medio de COVID-19.