The Greater Pittsburgh Nursing Research Conference (GPNRC) provides an opportunity for registered nurses at all degree levels to learn the mechanics of the research process through interactions and mentorship with experienced nurse researchers.
The GPNRC Conference includes a distinguished keynote speaker, podium and poster presentations by regional researchers. Students from regional schools of nursing, colleges and universities have the unique opportunity to present posters from their course work. Nurses from from clinical practice, academic and administrative settings, non-traditional settings as well as nursing students are encouraged to utilize this forum to learn more about the research activities and evidence-based practice that are occurring in the Greater Pittsburgh Region.
Discuss the relationship of evidence-based practice and excellence in care to patients and families
Promote strategies to foster a spirit of inquiry among clinicians
Network with colleagues about nursing research practice
Utilize knowledge gained to develop clinical research studies
Leverage research to deploy best-practices
Create an environment that fosters participation of beginning nurse researchers
Promote collaborative efforts for research in the professional nursing community
Describe the relationship between evidence based practice bundles and patient quality outcomes