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Running Head: EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE: MODELS AND BARRIERS1Evidence-Based Practice: Model and Barriers07/01/2020The University of Texas at Arlington
EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE: MODELS AND BARRIERS2Evidence-Based Practice Modules: Model and BarriersEvidence-based practice is something that is hardly heard of in hospitals and clinics. Working on an ICU step down unit, there are so many aspects and barriers that contribute to the lack of EBP use in practice. Nurses are usually overworked and labored by demanding patient capacities, lack of knowledge, lack of interest, and frequently have negative views on EBP. Thereis so much overwhelming evidence where nurses may feel overwhelmed and disinterested. Researchers have testified that lack of administrative help and mentorship, nurses views that theylacked authority to transform or change practice with insufficient basic research knowledge, incomprehensible statistics, and lacking time on the job to implement change are significant barriers to nurses’ utilization of research in practice” (Fink, Thompson, & Bonnes, 2005). Nurses on the unit usually find it very difficult to understand the workplace's expectationsdue to repeated changes in practices. With continuous changes that are always applied, it is not easy to understand what should be used when executing care. For example, if one week nurses

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