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Sustaining change can be difficult, as there are many variables that can affect implementation. One critical component of EBP is to ensure that practice change is part of an organization's culture so it will continue to impact outcomes over time. Name two potential barriers that may prevent your EBP change proposal from continuing to obtain the same desired results 6 months to a year from now, and your strategies for overcoming these barriers. Sustainability refers to holding the gains of an improvement project, even in the face of staff and organizational turnover. Unfortunately, up to 70% of organizational change is not sustained; the National Health Service (NHS) in the United Kingdom found that 33% of quality improvement projects are not sustained upon evaluation 1 year after completion. Some improvement leaders believe that the challenge is not starting improvement work but rather continuing the work after the initial enthusiasm has dissipated. Quality improvement requires a significant investment in
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  • Winter '18
  • Tammy Gray
  • Nursing, National Health Service, Sustain, EBP change proposal

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