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Topic 4 DQ 2Considering my work unit where there is a generational divide, I would likely employ the instrument which would yield the most candid responses. When the term EBP is used on the unit, it garners a mixed reception by staff. There are those who openly embrace new trends, but quite a few others who are happy with the status quo. Thismay likely be due to unfamiliarity with the term and lack of understanding why nurses must step up to the plate and conduct their own research to identify best practices. Time and cost are also factors. Staff nurses are busy and unit budgets are tight. Understanding the culture of the ED, I would prefer to use a structured instrument that would include both closed and open-ended questionnaires. In it, attitudes and potential barriers to EBP would be identified. This mixed method will allow for

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