Instruments to assess organizational readiness for evidence-based practice

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Abstract

In this department, Dr Newhouse highlights hot topics in nursing outcomes, research, and evidence-based practice relevant to the nurse administrator. The goal is to discuss the practical implications for nurse leaders in diverse healthcare settings. Content includes evidence-based projects and decision making, locating measurement tools for quality improvement and safety projects, using outcome measures to evaluate quality, practice implications of administrative research, and exemplars of projects that demonstrate innovative approaches to organizational problems. In this article, the author discusses the importance of assessing the readiness of the organization in accelerating evidence-based practice initiatives and provides a description and references of potential instruments to measure organizational readiness.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)404-407
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Nursing Administration
Volume40
Issue number10
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 1 2010

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  • Leadership and Management

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