1. How does the focus of research and evidence-based practice (EBP) differ? Discuss the application of research findings into evidence-based nursing practice.

2. Provide a specific example of evidence-based practice used in your work facility or within the nursing  profession. Were there any challenges or barriers to implementing the evidence-based practice? If so, how were they overcome?

3. Describe one situation you have encountered where your actions were guided by the Nursing Code of Ethics. If you have never encountered such a situation, imagine a possible situation you could face in the future. Link this experience to one of the elements in the code of ethics found at

4. Why is the impaired nurse neither praised nor looked upon with reverence like his/her peers?