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. Unfortunately, we are faced with this shortcoming of only reaching 15% of the 90% goal and only a half of a year to achieve it. Accepting change within the clinical setting is often the hardest part of practicing Evidence Based Practice. It is time and knowledge along with resistance that are some of the barriers that hold back the acceptance of change for the better of the patient (Ginex, P., 2018). When there is no time as such is the case within the clinical setting to implement change, its hard to make it a priority. We are always on the go and to have to learn a new practice to put in place that takes time. Knowledge of course, is a barrier. It is that we lack when a new practice is being
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- Winter '18
- Tammy Gray