Overcoming Barriers to Implementing Evidence-Based Practice: A Collaboration Between Academics and Practice

Document Type


Publication Date

Spring 2012


This article describes two collaborative paired student-preceptor efforts. One project resulted in the implementation of a hospital-wide oral care protocol, and the second enhanced the admission assessment process for adult patients at risk for respiratory compromise after sedation and/or receipt of narcotic analgesia. Recommendations for staff development are addressed.