Leadership for Evidence-Based Practice: Strategic and Functional Behaviors for Institutionalizing EBP

Authors: Cheryl B. Stetler RN, FAAN, PhDJudith A. Ritchie BN, MN, PhD,
Jo Rycroft-Malone BSc, MSc, RN, PhD, and Martin P. Charns MBA, DBA

Article first published online: 1 JUL 2014

Abstract:  Making evidence-based practice (EBP) a reality throughout an organization is a challenging goal in healthcare services. Leadership has been recognized as a critical element in that process. However, little is known about the exact role and function of various levels of leadership in the successful institutionalization of EBP within an organization.

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