Statewide Research Network2016-12-28T13:19:09+00:00

The ND Center for Nursing Statewide Research Network works to connect North Dakota nursing researchers, academic researchers, health care facilities and others to encourage quality improvement, evidence-based practice, education and nursing research.

  • Nursing Research Comparison Document: Click below to download a comparison document that we have developed that includes the definition, purposes, impact on practice, history, nursing standards of practice, nursing’s role, institutional review board, methods and examples of practice. We encourage wide use of the document within all health care facilities and academic programs in North Dakota.  Comparison of QI, EBP and Nursing Research
  • Statewide Research Network Website: On our network website, we continue to build resources and connection opportunities. Click on the links on the right side of this page to access our statewide research network directory (including instructions on how to submit your contact information), submitted abstracts and research descriptions and additional resources.
  • Annual Evidence Based Practice and Research Conference: We gather each year to share research and evidence-based practice at our annual conference which will be October 12-13, 2017 in Bismarck.  Click below to access the annual conference website and the call for abstracts. Nursing’s Role in Transforming Health Care Annual Conference Website
  • Research Summaries and Calls for Collaboration: A new section of our monthly enewsletter that is distributed to 18,000+ nurses and stakeholders is dedicated to nursing research.  This new section includes brief stories about ND nursing research projects in-progress, completed, or published. This new section also includes calls for collaboration. All submitted stories and calls for collaboration will be posted on our Statewide Research Network website and shared through social media.  Stories should be submitted to by the 10th of each month. The newsletter is distributed on the 15th.   

     Research Project Stories

  • Stories should be 250 words or less.
  • Stories can describe a new research study, one that is in-progress or a study that is completed.
  • Stories can feature research conducted by students, nurses, faculty and other nursing researchers.
  • Stories should include a contact person and contact information for further information about the study.
  • If the research has been published, include an internet link to the publication for more information.
  • Stories can also include a picture, a graph or a map.

      Calls for Collaboration

  • Calls should be 100 words or less.
  • Calls can be used to find research partners, additional study site or other collaborations.
  • Calls should include a contact person and contact information.