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Table 6 Participants' perceptions of most important facilitators for implementation

From: Insights about the process and impact of implementing nursing guidelines on delivery of care in hospitals and community settings

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Education sessions Education sessions Education sessions Education sessions Education sessions Education sessions
Administrative support and buy-in Nurses' paid time for attending education sessions Support of CRNs‡, APNs† on units Ease of implementation, easy to use tools Organizational support and readiness Buy-in of nursing staff
Support of CRN‡ Support of CRN‡ Steering committee with representation from all units Support of CRN‡ Champions including physician Support of CRNs‡ and other educators
Having education as mandatory program outside of work hours Partnership between hospital and public health settings Organizational and management support Organizational commitment and management support Management support Organizational support and resources
Having credible person in department to facilitate implementation Rooming-in Having all stakeholders on board, managers, APNs†, nurses, champions Involving staff at start of process Ongoing access to information Increased number of VLU patients
  1. † APNs or Advanced Practice Nurses
  2. ‡ CRN or Clinical Resource Nurse