Research published in the Journal of Nursing Administration (JONA) confirms that nurses want to practice based on the best evidence but are not consistently putting that desire into action. Many challenges were identified by the national sample of nurses surveyed for the research study. These challenges may be even more acute in the correctional setting where resources can be lacking and technology limited. These past blog posts review how to find evidence for your correctional nursing practice.
Are you applying evidence in nursing practice in your setting? Share your experiences in the comments section of this post.
Read more about Evidence-Based Nursing Practice in Chapter 18 from Essentials of Correctional Nursing. Order your copy directly from the publisher.