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A leader’s guide to implementing evidence-based practice

Author(s): Sharon Tucker, PhD, RN, FAAN, and Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk, PhD, RN, CPNP/PMHNP, FAANP, FNAP, FAAN

Lead the way to healthcare quality and safety.


  • Healthcare leaders are key to the success of advancing evidence-based practice (EBP) and optimal patient outcomes.
  • Leaders who are knowledgeable about EBP, who create a culture of EBP, and who partner and communicate with their front-line staff will be most successful in promoting evidence-based care.
  • EBP will be most successfully implemented and sustained when key EBP priorities, goalsand outcomes are identified, staff efforts are recognized, and accountability for intended outcomes is upheld.
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