people and institutions with whom they interact.” • The interdisciplinary team, of which the nurse plays an integral role, is an example of evidence based practice that influences the patient’s environment. With a thorough and multi-discipline assessment, appropriate and effective interventions can be implemented, changing the social environment, thus improving the patient’s outcome.
CONCLUSION • A professional nurse must alter the environment to effect change in their health and promote optimal health (Zborowsky, 2014).
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