American Nurses Association. (2010). Nursing: Scope and standards of practice (2nd ed.). Silver Spring MD: Author.
Scope of Nursing Practice page 21
Review Appendix D pages 93143
Explore the quality and safety reports on the Institute of Medicine Website: www.iom.edu. Review the American Nurses Association (ANA) website on workplace safety (http://www.nursingworld.org/MainMenuCategories/WorkplaceSafety/Healthy-Work-Environment) (www.nursingworld.org).
Dearholt S. L. & Dang D. (2012). Johns Hopkins nursing evidence-based practice: Model and guidelines (2nd ed.). Indianapolis IN: Sigma Theta Tau International.
Implementing Change Despite Resistance (graded)
Change can be difficult to implement. Now that you are almost finished with your change project if you were to implement your project in your clinical practice what type of resistance do you expect from staff? List at least three ways that you can lessen the resistance you may encounter to help ensure the success of your project.
Change can be challenging because of underlying fear of the unknown. Nurses must be change agents since change can be good. We have noted the positive impact of EBP changes on patient outcomes. I am including a link to a website which shares about the difference stages of the change cycle and how to facilitate change. I look forward to your discussions.
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