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  1. Stichler, Jaynelle F. DNSc, RN, EDAC, FACHE, FAAN


Evidence-based practice has become a valued process on which to base our clinical and facility design decisions, yet not all evidence is created equal. This facility design department aims to expand nurse leaders' knowledge and competencies in health facility design and enables them to take leadership roles in design efforts. This article focuses on the need to critical appraise facility design research articles and rate the strength of the evidence using a hierarchical model.