EBP activities spearheaded by ARNPs
An Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP) is a nurse equipped with vast education and experience in a particular specialty. Often, nurses equipped with broad skills and expertise are capable of administering extensive training in diverse patient care services compared with Nurse Practitioners holding a diploma and bachelor degree qualifications. An Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP) can conduct diagnoses, make prescriptions and treat severe diseases owing to their extensive autonomy in the field of nursing. Furthermore, ARNPs are also empowered to utilize the current knowledge based on Evidence-based practice to make recommendations pertaining to a certain medical condition. Furthermore, the ANPs have a mandate of directing the nursing interns on how to use evidence-based practices in their routine nursing activities effectively. The ARNPs also spearheads the electronic health recording practices to ascertain a reduction of health care errors that can affect the patient outcome. Lastly, with the EBP, ARNPs have transformed the nursing workplace environment into a learning environment where other nurse practitioners can learn and practice.
Have health care consumers benefitted?
Health care consumers comprise of any person that is a direct beneficiary of care services. In this case, patients are the primary consumers of health care. As such, the objective of the nurses is to provide the most effective care services to individual patients. Indeed, the provision of best patient care is a code of practice in the nursing profession. Evidence-based care, therefore, enables the nurses to render direct care to patients based on the current scientific study including the integration of medical interventions that have been proven successful and effective. With the incorporation of EBP, patients and their families are certain of receiving continuous medical interventions and achieve better outcomes.