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1Running head: MODELS AND BARRIERSAlyssa Ibarra BSN-RNModels and BarriersNURS-5367Joy Don Baker PhD, RN-BC, CNE, CNOR, NEA-BC, FAANJanuary 14, 2019
2MODELS AND BARRIERSIntroduction Ultimately, one of the main purposes of evidence-based practice in the nursing professionis to vastly improve the quality and efficiency of healthcare through technology and research evidence. There are various barriers that exist that prevent successful application and use of evidence-based research in the nursing settings. Barriers I have encountered in my institution include: organizational factors, the nature and quality of research information, and nurses’ individual characteristics. Organizational FactorsVarious issues such as not having the proper amount of staff for a specific shifts and lack of managerial support are some of the issues that relate to organizational factors being a barrier in clinical settings. Not having enough time to properly read and search for articles is considered a barrier for most nurses. This can directly relate to heavy patient workloads due to the result of