Week 4 NR706 Translating Evidence Into Practice



Select one leading National Practice Problem that is prevalent in your patient population or healthcare setting and address the following:

  1. Describe an issue related to the National Practice Problem you selected that is impacting quality, safety, or financial outcomes at your practice setting.
  2. Elaborate how technology such as the electronic medical record might assist in implementing, evaluating, or sustaining an evidence-based intervention to address the identified problem.


The national problem identified is the high rate of type 2 diabetes mellitus among African Americans. An issue related to type 2 diabetes and its impact on the quality and safety and financial outcome is the lack of medication non-adherence. Poor medication adherence is a key problem in the management of type 2 diabetes which is often associated with poor glycemic control, increased morbidity and mortality, increased emergency room visits, hospitalization as well as increased cost of outpatient and….

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