The Institute of Medicine has stated a goal that 90% of practice be evidence-based by 2020. According to HealthyPeople.gov, the United States is currently at approximately 15%. Discuss two barriers that might hold nursing practice from achieving this goal, and suggest ways in which identified barriers may be addressed. In less than a year, it will difficult to reach the goal that The Institute of Medicine has stated with the rate that we have as of today when it comes to providing evidence-based practice to our patients. According to Duquesne University (N.D.), evidence-based practice allows nurses like us to provide the best possible care to our patients that are backed by literature. They’ve added that the advantages of evidence-based practice include better patient outcomes, contributions to the science of nursing, keeping practice current and relevant, and increased in confidence with decision-making. The two barriers that I will discuss on this post will be miscommunication and mistrust in research Communication is such a critical role when it comes to providing patient care in general. Health
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- Winter '18
- Tammy Gray
- Health care provider, Eye Health Care