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Nursing: Clinical Practice Guidelines

A guide for students in the CSUF Nursing program.

About Clinical Practice Guidelines

Clinical Practice Guidelines are statements that include recommendations intended to optimize patient care. These statements are informed by a systematic review of evidence and an assessment of the benefits and costs of alternative care options. Guidelines should be evidence-based, incorporate patient input, as well as explicit criteria to ensure internal validity.

Clinical Practice Guidelines on the Web

The following resources offer Clinical Practice Guidelines for you to search, browse, download, and use:

Clinical Practice Guidelines in the Library

About Clinical Practice Guidelines