Competency 1: Apply evidence-based practice to plan patient-centered care.

Analyze the needs of a patient, and those of their family, to make sure that the intervention in the concept map will be relevant and appropriate for their beliefs, values, and lifestyle.
Design an individualized, patient-centered concept map, based upon the best available evidence for treating a patient’s specific health, economic, and cultural needs.

Competency 3: Evaluate outcomes of evidence-based interventions.

Propose relevant and measurable criteria for evaluating the outcomes the patient needs to achieve.

Competency 4: Evaluate the value and relative weight of available evidence upon which to make a clinical decision.

Determine the value and relevance of evidence used as the basis of a patient-centered concept map.

Competency 5: Synthesize evidence-based practice and academic research to communicate effective solutions.

Develop a strategy for communicating with patients and their families in an ethical, culturally sensitive, and inclusive way.
Integrate relevant and credible sources of evidence to support assertions, correctly formatting citations and references using APA style.