The Changing Role of the Administrator of Nursing Quality, Evidence-Based Practice and Research in an Enculturated Evidence-Based Practice Environment
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Session presented on Monday, July 28, 2014: Purpose: This presentation will discuss the transitions in the role of the senior administrator of nursing quality, EBP and research to work successfully in a fully enculturated evidence-based practice environment. Methods: This includes the process of identifying and selecting nurse leaders to work in this department who support a comprehensive vision of the EBP culture and are able to sustain the enculturation. Results: The Administrator must leverage the talents of his/her nurse leaders to balance the quality, EBP and research needs of his/her organization. Furthermore, the Administrator must encourage and support collaboration with the experts in nursing research, EBP, nursing education and nursing quality within his/her department. Conclusion: To sustain fiscal support, the Administrators must be able to demonstrate the link between the scholarly pursuits of EBP and nursing research to patient and fiscal.