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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. Evidence based practice is the use of current best evidence in making decisions about patient care (Sackett, Straus, Richardson, Rosenberg, Haynes, 2000). While evidence-based practice is not a new concept, it is still relatively new to the profession so individuals in the system educated years ago find this to be a foreign concept. Older nurses have the mindset that things have always been done a certain way. Even with the goal of the Institute of Medicine in mind, research shows that a lot of nurses have reported that evidence-based practice is hardly used or not used at all. One of the barriers hindering the implementation of evidence-based practice is management. A lot of facilities are not dedicating the money to resources needed in order to implement evidence- based practice. There
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  • Winter '16
  • Management, Nursing, The Canon of Medicine, Systematic review, David Sackett

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