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First line nurse managers' experiences of opportunities and obstacles to support evidence-based nursing

By Malin Karlberg Traav, Henrietta Forsman, Mats Eriksson and Agneta Cronqvist


Aim The aim was to explore first line nurse managers’ experiences of opportunities and obstacles to support evidence‐based nursing. Design A qualitative study with a phenomenographical approach. Method Data were collected through focus group interviews with 15 first line nurse managers’ in four settings. Results The results are presented in four categories of description headed: Manage the everyday work vs. evidence‐based nursing; Uncertainties about evidence‐based nursing and nursing research; Time as a reality, as an approach; and Shaping awareness—towards an active approach to evidence‐based nursing. The overarching category of description has been formulated as follows: The internal relation—how active leadership influences evidence‐based nursing. The outcome space is presented as: The individual path—how to make vision and reality become a working entity around evidence‐based nursing

Topics: Nursing, Omvårdnad
Publisher: 'Wiley'
Year: 2018
DOI identifier: 10.1002/nop2.172
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