Importance of nursing leadership in advancing evidence-based nursing practice.Neonatal Netw. 2010 Mar-Apr 1; 29(2):117-22.NN
Our patients depend on us to do the best on their behalf. If we do not take accountability for our practice, continually examining what is the best way to deliver care, we are limiting our role to technical skills and not fully actualizing our professional role. [Evidence-based practice] is essential to practicing safely as nurses (p. 53).1.