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Running head: DEVELOP PLAN TO OVERCOME BARRIERS1Develop Plan to Overcome Barriers The University of Texas Arlington College of NursingMarch 23, 2019Dr. Judy LeFlore
DEVELOP PLAN TO OVERCOME BARRIERS2Develop Plan to Overcome BarriersThe prevalence of type 2 diabetes is expanding all around, and health services in many countries are struggling with the morbidity, mortality, and expenses related with the complications of this long-term condition. Diabetes self-management education (DSME) can reduce the risks of developing diabetes-related complications and improve glycemic control (Pal et al., 2018). Digital technology can be used to enhance healthcare provider diabetes care by providingboth educational and motivational support. Education can be provided using technology allowingpatients to learn new practices and routines related to diabetes management. Technology can support daily diabetes self-management activities including blood glucose checking, working out, good dieting, taking medication, monitoring for complications, and critical thinking (Pal et al., 2018).The evidence-based practice (EBP) change will be selected based on the literature about effective guideline implementation and it includes a mobile health education intervention. Nursing staff, educator, nurse leaders, surgeons, and physicians will be on board for implementing mobile health education to type 2 diabetes patients. All these stakeholders will identify patients that meet the criteria for the use of health applications, have the knowledge of the importance of completing evaluation tool to determine effectiveness of the intervention, and increase awareness to use mobile health applications for patients (Huang et al., 2017).The evidence-based practice change that will be applied is to hire a mobile health educator for type 2 diabetes patients. The educator will teach the participants how to use mobile

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