This council’s goal is to contribute to the body of nursing knowledge
through research endeavors and to foster staff member knowledge and skills
in nursing research and evidence based practice. Additionally, this council
works to support the integration of research into practice, foster staff
members’ knowledge and skills in research and promote evidence based
practice in nursing. Council members work on setting up research Fairs,
conducting research related in-services and organize symposiums &
- Complete a literature review and survey clinical nurses to identify common
barriers to completing medication reconciliation and the associated best
practices. A synthesis of the Findings will be presented to nursing councils
and nursing leadership.
- Develop a structured process to support shared governance council and unit
practice councils when clinical inquiries arise by providing evidence
based recommendations for change in practice.
- Participate in joint article review, critique, and discussion during council
meetings to increase council members’ knowledge and skill in evidence
based practice and research methodologies.
- Plan two main events per year to foster staff member knowledge and skills
in evidence based practice through formal and informal interactive educational