1. Stanton, Marietta PhD, RNC, BC, CCM, CMAC, CNAA,BC
  2. MacRobert, Margo MS, RNC, CNAA, BC


This article examines evidence-based practice (EBP) and emphasizes how the case manager can find and use research about best practices. EBP should be a mainstay of care but fear about accessing and lack of time to purse EBP material may deter many case managers from integrating best practices into their everyday care coordination. EBP can be made approachable and understandable for case managers at both the basic and advanced levels of practice. Case managers will find that many sources of EBP are very understandable and user-friendly if they comprehend a few basic concepts.