Ohio State Univ. Foundations of EBP in Healthcare FREE Course

This course will provide learners with an overview of the seven steps of evidence-based practice (EBP) in nursing and health sciences.


  • the importance of evidence-based practice (EBP) in improving healthcare quality and patient outcomes
  • the seven steps of EBP and implementation in real world settings
  • the barriers to EBP and strategies to overcome them
  • the current trends and challenges to an EBP approach to care and decision-making

Taught by internationally renowned experts:

  • Bernadette Melnyk, PhD, RN, APRN-CNP, FAANP, FNAP, FAAN
  • Lynn Gallagher-Ford, PhD, RN, NE-BC, DPFNAP, FAAN
  • Cindy Zellefrow, DNP, MSEd, RN, LSN, APHN-BC

Course outline:

Six modules with optional readings and activities in an asynchronous, online format.

This free, self-paced online course is available twice a year. 

Join more than 4,500 nurses and other healthcare professionals, faculty and health science students from more than 30 countries around the world.

To enroll or for more information, click the link below:

OSU EBP MOOC Course Link