1. Within nursing, the patient’s perception is recognized as the patient’s reality. How does this way of knowing in nursing fit within an objective or subjective paradigm of the world? Explain your reasoning.
2. Which method do you prefer in determining levels of evidence? Describe two advantages to the method and one disadvantage to the method. Explain how you have used this method in your current practice or education. Why are levels of evidence important in selecting empirical articles for your review of literatures?
3. Research can take between 10-20 years to be translated into practice. Discuss your thoughts on the reasons why this may occur and describe the barriers within your own practice (as nursing leader) that prevent you from practicing from a 100% evidence base.
Please answer above questions each with at lease 150 words, and at least one journal reference within last 5 years.