Integrating Evidence-Based Practice
Write a 1000-1500 word essay addressing each of the following points/questions. Be sure to completely answer all the questions for each bullet point. There should be two main sections, one for each bullet below. Separate each section in your paper with a clear heading that allows your professor to know which bullet you are addressing in that section of your paper. Support your ideas with (2) sources (1 outside source and the textbook) using citations in your essay. Make sure to cite using the APA writing style for the essay. The cover page and reference page in correct APA do not count towards the minimum word amount. Review the rubric criteria for this assignment.
Describe the eight steps to integrating evidence-based practice into the clinical environment. What barriers might you face in implementing a new practice to address your research topic (as identified in Module 1)? Describe strategies that could be used to increase success including overcoming barriers.
Describe six sources of internal evidence that could be used in providing data to demonstrate improvement in outcomes.
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Part #1) Describe the EIGHT steps to integrating evidence-based practice into the clinical environment. These are listed in Chapter 9 of the Melnyk and Finout-Overholt book. These include:
1. Establish Formal Implementation Teams
2. Build Excitement
3. Disseminate Evidence
4. Develop Clinical Tools
5. Pilot Test
6. Preserve Energy Sources
7. Allow Enough Time
8. Celebrate Success
What barriers and strategies to overcome barriers might you address (Read ‘Assessing and Eliminating Barriers” Chapter 9). Some of these barriers include time, resistance to change, lack of knowledge, weak beliefs about EBP, lack of organizational mentors in EBP, economics).
Six Sources of Internal Evidence for Measured Outcomes (listed in Chapter 10)
1. Quality Management
3. Human Resources
4. Clinical Systems
6. Electronic Health Records.
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