The Evidence-Based Nursing Practice Self-Efficacy Scale©

Self-efficacy, or confidence related to evidence-based practice, may predict competency or performance related to implementing evidence-based care. This tool was developed to help measure nurses’ confidence in EBP skills and measure effects of educational training programs to improve EBP self-efficacy and EBP Skills.

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Tucker, S.J., Olson, M.E. & Frusti, D.K. (2009). Evidence-based practice self-efficacy scale: Preliminary reliability and validity. Clinical Nurse Specialist, 23(4), 207-215. doi:10.1097/NUR.0b013e3181aae8c6