Continuing Nursing Education, Research and Evidence-Based Practice
Nursing Grand Rounds is an educational opportunity for nurses to advance evidence-based practice and research. The goals of the University of Chicago Medicine Nursing Grand Rounds program are to:
- Promote the integration of research and evidence-based practice guidelines into everyday nursing practice
- Highlight innovations and trends in health care delivery
- Explore professional and practice issues
- Introduce new knowledge and new technology to nurses
- Promote the linkage between local practice to regional and national levels
Each nursing grand round offers one hour of continuing education credit.
Please email Rhonda H. Blender, MSN, RN-BC, for upcoming dates.
Nursing Grand Rounds are held at the following location, unless otherwise noted.
The University of Chicago Medicine
5839 S. Maryland Avenue
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2013 Nursing Research and Evidence-Based Practice Symposium
Advancing Nursing Practice and Research: Realizing Possibilities
Friday, April 12, 2013, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Gwen and Jules Knapp Center for Biomedical Discovery
900 E. 57th Street, Chicago, IL
The annual Symposium is a forum for nurses and other health care professionals to share research and evidence-based practice experiences, disseminate study findings, and network with colleagues. The ultimate goal of the symposium is to improve the quality and safety of patient care and enhance health care delivery. » For a detailed agenda and registration information, download the flyer (PDF).
Online Educational Meetings
The University of Chicago Infection Prevention Outreach team offers monthly educational online meetings for nurses in the Chicagoland area. The hour-long meetings consist of a presentation by University of Chicago faculty, followed by a discussion amongst the nurses. In addition to encouraging collaboration, these educational web meetings help to standardize care for school-age children.
Each meeting offers one hour of continuing education credit.
» For more information, or to participate, please contact Heather Limper, MPH.
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