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Across the year we facilitate a number of programs to equip nurses with the requisite knowledge, skills, abilities and attributes to investigate and improve practice.
Programs facilitated by the Nursing Reasearch Team include:
Generously supported by The RCH Foundation, the BEST (Building Evidence with Support to Transform Practice) Program provides nurses with the opportunity to develop their own research project through the competence in
The BEST Practice Program involves nominated nurses coming together for nine program days over six months to address the clinical issue identified from their area of practice. In addition to active participation in the program days, we provide ongoing support for participants. All projects undertaken as part of the BEST Practice Program aligned with the strategic focus of The RCH. Nurse Unit Managers will report project outcomes through Strategy and Improvement.
Previous Best Practice participants have gone on to present nationally and internationally, publish in peer reviewed journals and successfully implement a clinical practice change.
The 2024 program is currently under review! More information to come.
The below workshops are for campus staff only.
The basics on how to write an abstract. This workshop is aimed at those writing an abstract for the Nursing Research and Clinical Innovations Symposium, however, may be helpful for any conference abstract. The workshop is now found on learning hero (RCH staff access only).
Hints and tips for creating a poster. This workshop is aimed at those creating a poster for the Nursing Research and Clinical Innovations Symposium, however, the information provided may be helpful for other conference posters. This workshop is now found on learning hero (RCH staff access only).
Hints and tips for oral presentations. This workshop is aimed at those presenting an oral at the Nursing Research and Clinical Innovations Symposium, however, may be helpful when preparing for other conferences or presentations. This workshop is now found on learning hero (RCH staff access only).
Formerly Engaging Nurses in Clinical Ethics (ENCE) run through the Children's Bioethics Centre. For more information see: Children's Bioethics Centre : Nursing ethics (rch.org.au)
On Wednesday November 29th the Children's Bioethics Centre and The RCH Nursing Research Team hosted the multidisciplinary, hybrid day of presentations and discussion with 370 registrations from across Australia and New Zealand.
STEP to qualitative Research is a campus wide collaborative workshop. To be added to a waitlist contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Need more information? Contact the team at: