NR439 RN Evidence-Based Practice Week 8 Discussion The Evidence-Nursing Practice Connection Purpose This week’s graded topics relate to the following Course Outcome (CO).CO 1: Examine the sources of evidence that contribute to professional nursing practice. (PO 7)CO 5: Recognize the role of research findings in evidence-based practice. (PO 7 & 8)Discussion Improving patient care and outcomes is paramount to the practice of nursing. As we conclude our learning journey through our world of research and evidence-based practice, it is important to reflect upon your time spent in the course: Think about nursing practice and describe one barrier that you feel prohibits nurses from engaging in EBP; share one strategy you could use to facilitate the use of evidence to help improve nursing care for patients. Reflect back over your time in the course and describe how your thinking has changed about nursing research and evidence-based practice; describe one new learning during this course that you believe was the most helpful.   Purchase this Tutorial.