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Published online 2008 February 2. doi: 10.1186/1472-6963-8-29

Table 6

Participants' perceptions of most important facilitators for implementation

AsthmaBreastfeedingDelirium, Dementia, DepressionDiabetes Foot CareSmoking CessationVenous Leg Ulcers
Education sessionsEducation sessionsEducation sessionsEducation sessionsEducation sessionsEducation sessions
Administrative support and buy-inNurses' paid time for attending education sessionsSupport of CRNs‡, APNs† on unitsEase of implementation, easy to use toolsOrganizational support and readinessBuy-in of nursing staff
Support of CRN‡Support of CRN‡Steering committee with representation from all unitsSupport of CRN‡Champions including physicianSupport of CRNs‡ and other educators
Having education as mandatory program outside of work hoursPartnership between hospital and public health settingsOrganizational and management supportOrganizational commitment and management supportManagement supportOrganizational support and resources
Having credible person in department to facilitate implementationRooming-inHaving all stakeholders on board, managers, APNs†, nurses, championsInvolving staff at start of processOngoing access to informationIncreased number of VLU patients

† APNs or Advanced Practice Nurses

‡ CRN or Clinical Resource Nurse