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Nimmy James    3 posts   Re: Topic 1 DQ 2  Providing quality care to the patient very important in nursing the Evidence-based practice (EBP) takes a major role for this outcome. “The EBP process is a method that allows the practitioner to assess research, clinical guidelines, and other information resources based on high quality findings and apply the results to practice” (Spyder, 2018).  In this study, 2100 questionnaires were given to registered nurses find out their thoughts regarding on EBP. The positive expression towards the EBP were more than 64% (Majid et al., 2011). But the nurse’s workload in daily routine causes many issues which they cannot keep up to date with new evidence. The nurses felt that EBP training, time availability, and mentoring by nurses with EBP experience would encourage them to implement EBP.  There are many issues and barriers that might hold nursing practice from achieving this goal. The first issue is the overload of information, means there are thousands of articles are published monthly which cause confusion and attain wrong data. Another issue is lack of time to adopt the EBP, lack of resources, and the difficulty in understanding statistical analysis (Majid et al., 2011).  Although nurses showed a positive attitude toward EBP, certain barriers were a delay. It is important that hospital management develop a comprehensive strategy for building EBP competencies through proper training and education. With this EBP we will be able to provide safe quality care to the patient.  Reference:  Majid, S., Foo, S., Luyt, B., Zhang, X., Theng, Y. L., Chang, Y. K., & Mokhtar, I. A. (2011).Adopting evidence-based practice in clinical decision making: nurses’ perceptions, knowledge, and barriers. Journal of the Medical Library Association: JMLA, 99(3), 229–236. doi:10.3163/1536- 5050.99.3.010  Spyder. (2018, Aug 1). Evidence-Based Practice. Retrieved from