Talking with my mentor this week was very helpful. We were able to discuss the challenges that I would face if I were to go through with implementing this project. Keeping in mind that this is a smaller facility I would need to thoroughly discuss the process of implementation and if there is any budget necessary. I would need to make sure that I have the support of administration. Resistance is another challenge we discussed. There seems to be a lot of push back to minimize the number of bed-linen layers used. The majority of the nursing staff understand that multiple layers under the patient puts them at increased risk. However, very few have encouraged or welcomed this type of change when discussed in the past. Reference Bardsley, J., Eich, J., Esche, C., Kropkowski, L., McLaughlin, M., Risch, S. & Warren, J. (2016). The Strengths and Challenges of Implementing Evidence-Based Practice in Health Care Systems. Worldviews on Evidence-Based Nursing, 13 (1), 15-24. Retrieved from - 84e2-4388-846f-c4e16ae05b7d%40pdc-v-sessmgr05 Compare and contrast two change theories, and determine which theory makes the most sense for implementing your specific EBP project. Why? Has your mentor used either theory, and to what result? One change theory is Lewin's 3 stage change model that includes, unfreezing, moving and refreezing. Saying that unfreezing is when you recognize change is needed, moving is when a
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