Nursing Research Foundation

Model for Consistent Practices

The Operational Model for Developing Evidence-Based Practices

The model was developed by the Nursing Research Foundation in three phases:

  • I  phase: orientation to the relevant literature and the previously developed evidence-based models
  • II  phase: focus groups for nursing staff and teachers
  • III phase: further development along with the lines of the Action Plan of Nursing


The model have been piloted (2010-2012) in psychogeriatric unit and cancer units in the Kuopio University Hospital for developing consistent practices for fall prevention. The results have been reported in Finnish:

Last updated 16.1.2019