Organizational Culture and Readiness
Before making a case for an evidence-based project, it is essential to understand the culture of the organization in order to begin assessing its readiness for EBP implementation.
- Complete the “Organizational Culture and Readiness for System-Wide Integration of Evidence-Based Practice Survey,” located in the textbook appendix -( Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing & Healthcare: A Guide to Best Practice Second Editionby Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk PhD RN CPNP/PMHNP FNAP (Author), Ellen Fineout-Overholt PhD RN FNAP FAAN)
- Develop an analysis of 250 words from the results, addressing your organization’s readiness level, possible project barriers and facilitators, as well as how to integrate clinical inquiry.
- Make sure to include the rationale for the survey categories scores that were significantly high and low, incorporating details and/or examples. Also explain how to integrate clinical inquiry into the organization, providing strategies that strengthen the organizations weaker areas.
- Submit a summary of your results. The actual survey results do not need to be included.
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