Advancing Evidence Based Practice Workshop

  • Date: August 29, 2016
  • Time: 8:00 am to 4:30 pm
  • Location: Educational Service Unit (ESU) #3 6949 S 110th St La Vista, NE 68128

Target Audience

Target Audience

Methodist Service Executives, Service Leaders, APRNs, SDNs, and staff nurses from Champions Council and Research and Evidence Based Practice Council. NMC DNP students, mentors, and faculty. 



List Price: $290

Cost: $0 Methodist employees please use the health system promo code for a 100% discount. This course is only open to selected Methodist health system employees.


Course Description

Course Description

The purpose of this workshop is to educate nursing leaders to guide colleagues and staff in the integration of evidence-based knowledge into practice.


In order to receive continuing education credit for this event, you must meet the following completion requirements: 

  • Attendance at entire activity
  • Completion/submission of evaluation form
  • Small group work/exercises

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8:00-8:30am Welcome, Strategic Priorities, and Scope of Practice
  Teri Tipton, MSN, RN-BC CNE
8:30-9:45am Iowa Model
  Laura Cullen, DNP, RN, FAAN
9:45- 10:00am Break
10:00-10:20am Methodist Nursing Professional Practice Model
  Deborah Conley, MSN, APRN-CNS, GCNS-BC, FNGNA
10:20-10:35am Organizational Infrastructure: Shared Governance Model
  Jennifer Promes, MSN, APRN-CNS,GCNS-BC
10:35-11:35am Implementation not Education
  Laura Cullen, DNP, RN, FAAN and Michelle Farrington, BSN, RN,CPHON
11:35-12:00pm Break/Pick up Sack Lunch
12:00-1:30pm Panel: Roles
  Facilitated by Laura Cullen and Michelle Farrington, BSN, RN, CPHON
  ·        Explanation of Roles
           Michelle Farrington, BSN, RN, CPHON
  ·        EBP Projects and Roles
  1. Pause for PEG
  2. Exclusive Breastfeeding/Donor Milk
  3. Hazardous Drug Management
1:30-1:45pm Instructions & Overview of Tools for Service Line Projects
  Michelle Farrington, BSN, RN, CPHON
1:45- 2:00pm Break/Transition to Your Assigned Breakout Room
2:00-3:30pm Service Line Project Development & Action Plans
3:30-3:40pm Break/Reassemble as Large Group
3:40-3:55pm Service Lines each Report to Large Group
  1. Topic of Project
  2. Project Team
  3. Next Steps
3:55-4:10pm Resources Available
  Alice Kindschuh, DNP, RN, GCNS-BC, APRN-CNS, CNE
4:10-4:30pm Closing Remarks
  Laura Cullen, DNP, RN, FAAN      



Deborah Conley, MSN, APRN-CNS, GCNS-BC, FNGNA, Gerontological Clinical Nurse Specialist, Nebraska Methodist Hospital

Laura Cullen,
DNP, RN, FAAN, Evidence-Based Practice Scientist, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics

Michelle Farrington, BSN, RN, CPHON, Clinical Healthcare Research Associate, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics

Alice Kindschuh, DNP, RN, GCNS-BC, APRN-CNS, CNE, Director of Doctoral Studies, Nebraska Methodist College

Jennifer Promes, MSN, APRN-CNS, GCNS-BC, Magnet Program Director,  Nebraska Methodist Hospital

Teri Tipton, MSN, RN-BC, CNE, Chief Nursing Officer, Nebraska Methodist Hospital


Credit Information

In order to obtain contact hours or CEU's for a continuing education event, participants are required to attend the entire event and return a completed evaluation.

Nebraska Methodist College Professional Development awards educational credit to the disciplines listed below. Each professional is accountable to understand their accrediting/licensing body's standards and requirements. The definitive source of information on continuing education requirements is your state or national regulatory board.

7.25 contact hours awarded
MW MSD Provider Approval #NE13-16C07
Nebraska Methodist College Professional Development is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Midwest Multistate Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Education Hours:
7.25 education hours  
Nebraska Methodist College Professional Development assigns education hours based on 60 minutes of classroom instruction for each offering. Participants may use these for their professional continuing education hours and toward re-licensure if so approved within the standards and guidelines of their discipline.

Iowa Board of Nursing Provider #120.

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