Evidence Based Practice and Nursing Research

Contact us:

Nancy Wells, DNSc, RN, FAAN
Director, Nursing Research

Elizabeth Card, MSN, RN, CCRP
Nursing Research Consultant


Jill Clendening, BS
Program Coordinator

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Welcome to the Vanderbilt University Medical Center Evidence Based Practice and Nursing Research website.  Nursing Research is one of the primary missions of Vanderbilt University (VU) and Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC). The Nursing Research department supports nurses' involvement in the use, generation, and dissemination of knowledge to advance nursing practice and patient care.  The Nursing Research department is staffed by VUMC's director of nursing research, a research nurse specialist, and a program coordinator.

Services provided by the Nursing Research department:

  • 1 on 1 consultations
  • Education on the research process, evidence-based practice, and dissemination
  • Mentoring nurses at all levels in scholarly activities

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