Discuss barriers to Evidence Based Practice.
Post a brief statement of your Evidence-Based Practice (EBP) findings based on what you learned from your week four approved articles. How do you overcome barriers to implementing change in practice? Describe the anticipated barriers to the change process in your institution (or where the change will be implemented). Include the organization’s culture, its reaction to change, and your leadership role for a change.
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Tacia, L., Biskupski, K., Pheley
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, A., & Lehto
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, R. (2015). Identifying barriers to evidence-based practice adoption: A focus group study. Clinical Nursing Studies, 3(2):90–96. http://dx.doi.org/10.5430/cns.v3n2p90
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Meg E. Morris’ systematic review and meta-analysis of strategies to minimize falls in hospitals has a substantial impact on nursing practice since it offers suggestions based on reliable data. Several tactics can be used to overcome obstacles preventing change from being implemented in practice. The study suggests practical measures that can be used to lower falls. These results emphasize the significance of evidence-based fall prevention and patient safety measures in hospital settings (Slade et al., 2017, p. xx).
Providing nurses and other healthcare professionals with accurate information about the study’s conclusions and implications can help them comprehend and embrace the suggested adjustments. It is secondly, addressing objections and worries. Depending on the institution’s culture and its response to change, different obstacles to the change process may be expected. A few prevalent concerns are the increased effort, resistance to new technologies or methods, a fear of the unknown, or a lack of knowledge about the research proving the proposed changes work. Resistance can be lessened by openly addressing these worries, supplying proof, and clearing common misconceptions.
The responsibility of a leader would be to promote an atmosphere of honesty, cooperation, and ongoing education inside the organization. It is crucial to develop a setting where healthcare personnel feels empowered to express their issues, offer their opinions, and actively engage in the change process. You may assist in navigating the potential obstacles and facilitating the successful integration of the advised interventions into nursing practice by exhibiting strong leadership and offering support throughout the implementation.
Slade, S. C., Carey, D. L., Hill, A., & Morris, M. E. (2017). Effects of falls prevention interventions on falls outcomes for hospitalized adults: Protocol for a systematic review with meta-analysis. BMJ Open, 7(11), e017864. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2017-017864
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Peer 2: i
I hope you are all doing well. Recently, I have been delving into various studies on the application of Evidence-Based Practice (EBP) specifically in the area of diabetes care. As we all know, diabetes management requires a comprehensive approach that involves a combination of lifestyle changes, medication, and continuous monitoring. EBP plays a crucial role in facilitating this approach by integrating the best research evidence with clinical expertise and patient values. In a revealing study by Tacia, Biskupski, Pheley, and Lehto (2015), they identified several barriers to the adoption of EBP. These include the lack of time, limited access to quality research, difficulty in interpreting statistical analyses, and resistance to change from colleagues and the administration. Importantly, they also emphasized the impact of an organization’s culture and its receptiveness to change. Translating this to our setting, we might face similar hurdles when integrating EBP into our diabetes care practice. Our busy schedules often leave us with limited time for additional tasks such as researching and evaluating the latest evidence. Additionally, while our institution is generally supportive, there can be resistance to change, particularly when the advantages of such changes are not immediately evident or require significant alterations in existing practices. To address these challenges, a comprehensive strategy is required. Firstly, providing ongoing education and training on EBP in the context of diabetes care will be paramount. This would involve making information accessible and comprehensible, thereby reducing the perceived complexity of research and statistical analyses. Furthermore, we should strive to foster a culture of continuous improvement and learning. Encouraging open dialogue, collaboration, and learning from our experiences can help in achieving this goal (Tacia et al., 2015). As a nursing student and a future leader, I propose that we begin integrating EBP in our individual practices, particularly in diabetes care, sharing our successes, and fostering a culture that values continuous learning and improvement. I believe that by taking these steps, we can overcome the barriers to EBP and enhance our diabetes management strategies significantly.
Tacia, L., Biskupski, K., Pheley, A., & Lehto, R. (2015). Identifying barriers to evidence-based practice adoption: A focus group study. Clinical Nursing Studies, 3(2):90–96. http://dx.doi.org/10.5430/cns.v3n2p90
Peer 1: g
Great job on summarizing the findings of the Morris study on strategies to minimize falls in hospitals and discussing the barriers to implementing change in practice. You mentioned that addressing objections and worries is crucial in overcoming resistance to change. In the context of fall prevention, what are some common objections or worries that healthcare professionals may have? How can these concerns be effectively addressed to facilitate the adoption of evidence-based fall prevention measures?
Peer 2: f
You provided a comprehensive overview of the barriers to adopting evidence-based practice (EBP) in diabetes care and proposed strategies to overcome them. One of the barriers you mentioned was the limited time healthcare professionals have for additional tasks such as researching and evaluating the latest evidence. In your opinion, what are some practical solutions or approaches that can help healthcare professionals effectively manage their time and integrate EBP into their daily practice without overwhelming their workload? How can time constraints be addressed while still ensuring the delivery of high-quality diabetes care?