1. Phillips, Janice M. PhD, RN, FAAN
  2. Heitschmidt, Mary MS, RN, APN, CCRN
  3. Joyce, Mary Beth BSN, RN
  4. Staneva, Ilianna BSN, RN, CCRN
  5. Zemansky, Peggy BSN, RN, CCRN
  6. Francisco, Mary Ann MSN, RN, CCRN, APRN-BC
  7. Powell, Barbara MSN, RN
  8. Kennedy, Terri BSN, RN, CNP
  9. Kranzer, Susan French BS, RN


Preparing nurses to incorporate research and evidence-based findings into nursing practice is important to meet the needs of patients and their families in today's healthcare arena. This article highlights the use of a mock trial as an innovative approach to educating staff nurses on evidence-based practice and identifies future implications for educating staff nurses on incorporating evidence into nursing practice.