Determination of the current influences of research utilization in practice
The use of research-based practice has helped establish nursing as a profession and preserved its credibility. It is imperative for current nurses to utilize research in their practice. Although the use of research-based practice has grown, there are many barriers described by nurses as to why it is not always incorporated into practice. Responses as to why it is not always used include, “a lack of awareness of relevant ...view middle of the document...
With all of the research conducted in the nursing field, it is imperative to educate nurses on the importance of its use. Not only will the use of research improve the care for our patients, but also the quality of the care received. Quality of care is of great importance in the medical field, with insurance providers requiring evidence-based practices for reimbursement purposes it should be top priority for facilities to provide the appropriate resources necessary for research to be applied. Where research is being used, evidence as to the effectiveness of treatments and interventions is available. With this knowledge, we have evidence to back up our actions. As more research is used in practice, the nursing profession will continue to grow and to be seen as a vital component in the medical field.
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