Why is it important to incorporate a theory or model related to change when implementing practice changes? Does the benefit of incorporating a change model outweigh the time and effort it took to include it?

DQ 1

Why is it important to incorporate a theory or model related to change when implementing practice changes? Does the benefit of incorporating a change model outweigh the time and effort it took to include it?

DQ 2

Consider an obstacle or barrier to the implementation of evidence-based practice you identified in last week’s discussion. What are two ways to address this problem?

RESOURCES

Textbook

1. Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing and Healthcare: A Guide to Best Practice

Read chapters 11, 18, and 20.

Electronic Resource

1. 30 Safe Practices for Better Health Care

Read “30 Safe Practices for Better Health Care,” located on the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality website.

http://archive.ahrq.gov/research/findings/factsheets/errors-safety/30safe/30-safe-practices.html

2. Diffusion of Innovation in Health Care

Study “Diffusion of Innovation in Health Care,” located on the California Healthcare Foundation website.

http://www.chcf.org/publications/2002/05/diffusion-of-innovation-in-health-care

e-Library Resource

1. An example of qualitative comparative analysis in nursing research

Read “An example of qualitative comparative analysis in nursing research,” by Donnelly and Wiechula, from Nurse Researcher (2013).

https://lopes.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=ccm&AN=107955325&site=eds-live&scope=site

2. Mechanisms which help explain implementation of evidence-based practice in residential aged care facilities: A grounded theory study

Read “Mechanisms which help explain implementation of evidence-based practice in residential aged care facilities: A grounded theory study,” by Masso, McCarthy, and Alison, from

International Journal Of Nursing Studies (2014).

https://lopes.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=a9h&AN=96521319&site=eds-live&scope=site

Website

1. The Theory of Change

Explore The Theory of Change Community website.

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