Textbook: Melnyk, B. M., & Fineout-Overholt, E. (Eds.). (2019). Evidence-based practice in nursing and healthcare: A guide to best practice (4th ed.). Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer. ISBN-13:
DQs need to be at least 250 words
Reliability and validity are related qualities but independent. They are similar to the terms “precision” and “accuracy”; respectively. A wind-up clock that does not work is accurate (valid) twice a day. But it lacks precision (reliability). A digital clock that is always 5 minutes slow is never accurate (valid) but is very precise (reliable). Elaborate on the assessment instrument used in your project to ensure validity and reliability.
Why is it important to incorporate a theory or model related to change when implementing practice changes? Does the benefit of incorporating a change model outweigh the time and effort it took to include it?