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Research thru Academic-Clinical Partnerships

Purpose

The purpose of the Research thru Academic-Clinical Partnerships RIG is to build regional collaboratives and MNRS resources that will facilitate the start-up, conduct, translation and dissemination of nursing research and evidence-based practices (EBP).

Who Should Join?

MNRS members interested in examining ways to promote partnerships between academic schools/colleges of nursing and clinical partners.

RIG Communication

Listserv address: researchthruacademicclinicalpartnerships@lists.mnrs.org
LinkedIn page: https://www.linkedin.com/groups/6537939

Meet the RIG Leadership 2019 – 2020

Chair

Inga Zadvinskis, PhD, RN
Assistant Director Fuld Evidence Based Practice Clearinghouse, The Ohio State University
zadvinskis.1@osu.edu

Past Chair

Tomisin Olayinka, PhD, RN, MPH
Research Nurse, Case Western Reserve
oxo29@case.edu

Grant Representative

David Woodruff, PhD, APRN, CNE, CCRN-K, FNAP
Faculty Development Specialist, Chamberlain University
dwoodroof@chamberlain.edu

Grant Representative

Patricia Sharpnack, DNP, RN, CNE, NEA-BC, ANEF
Dean and Strawbridge Professor, Ursuline College
psharpnack@ursuline.edu

Grant Representative

Esther Chipps, PhD, RN, NEA-BC
Associate Professor of Clinical Nursing, Ohio State University Medical Center
esther.chipps@osumc.edu

Grant Representative

Debbie Bomgaars, PhD, RN
Professor and Director of Nursing Program, Dordt College
deb.bomgaars@dordt.edu

Grant Representative

Cheryl Lefaiver, PhD, RN, CCRP
Director, Advocate Center for Pediatric Research
cheryl.lefaiver@advocatehealth.com

2018-2019 RIG Awards

 

Research Thru Academic-Clinical Partnerships:
Outstanding Partnership Award
Joan Kavanagh, PhD, MSN, RN
Cleveland Clinic

Research Thru Academic-Clinical Partnerships:
Outstanding Partnership Award
Patricia A Sharpnack, DNP, RN, CNE, NEA-BC
Ursuline College


Overall/Long Term Goals

  • Continue descriptive nursing research study.  Pursue MNRS permission to use contact list to invite ALL MNRS members to participate.
  • Subcommittee will develop a discussion format for clinical/institutional and academic student DNP projects.  This format will be included in 2018-19 RIG telephone conference meetings.
  • The “Partnership Definition” subcommittee will continue its work during this next year and will report during telephone conference meetings
  • To build or strengthen roles in non-academic centers for nurse scientists; to facilitate: translation of EBP; mechanisms to sustain EBP into clinical/practice settings; and conduct of research focused on how to quickly accelerate the translation of research findings into real world settings.
  • To assist MNRS to advance the “future of nursing” based on IOM report’s research mission.
  • To enhance and maximize collaboration between academia and clinical nurse scientists; clinical/academic nurse scientists from multiple sites; nurse scientists with interdisciplinary healthcare providers/specialists and nurse scientists with corporate sponsors; etc. to enrich research results and assist in more generalizable research findings.


RIG Minutes/Meeting Summary

If you are interested in learning more about the Research thru Academic-Clinical Partnerships RIG, please explore the minutes from the past meetings:
Research thru Academic-Clinical Partnerships RIG Annual Report from the 2019 Annual Research Conference
Research thru Academic-Clinical Partnerships RIG minutes from the 2018 Annual Research Conference
Research thru Academic-Clinical Partnerships RIG minutes from the 2017 Annual Research Conference
Research thru Academic-Clinical Partnerships RIG minutes from the 2016 Annual Research Conference