Integrating Evidence-Based Practice

Write a 1000-1500 word essay addressing each of the following points/questions. Be sure to completely answer all the questions for each bullet point. 

There should be two main sections, one for each bullet below. Separate each section in your paper with a clear heading that allows your professor to know which bullet you are addressing in that section of your paper.

Support your ideas with (2) sources (1 outside source and the textbook) using citations in your essay. Make sure to cite using the APA writing style for the essay. The cover page and reference page in correct APA do not count towards the minimum word amount. 


Part 1:

Describe the eight steps to integrating evidence-based practice into the clinical environment. What barriers might you face in implementing a new practice to address your research topic (as identified in Module 1)? (Module 1 topic- In elderly patients (above 65 years of age), how does receiving an influenza vaccine compared to not receiving it impact their probability of developing pneumonia during the flu season?).

Describe strategies that could be used to increase success including overcoming barriers.


Part 2:

Describe six sources of internal evidence that could be used in providing data to demonstrate improvement in outcomes.


Assignment Expectations:

Length: 1000 – 1500 words 

Structure: Include a title page and reference page in APA format. These do not count towards the minimum word count for this assignment. Your essay MUST include an introduction and a conclusion.

References: Use appropriate APA style in-text citations and references for all resources utilized to answer the questions. A minimum of one (1) scholarly source and the textbook are required for this assignment. 



I have attached relevant chapters of the text book which is required as a reference. 

I have also attached a copy of module 1 assignment. 

References must be no more than 5 years old.