2015 Annual Nursing Research and Evidence-Based Practice Symposium

The 2015 Annual Nursing Research and Evidence-Based Practice Symposium will be held Oct. 2. The event brings together nurses and other University of Chicago Medicine health care professionals to promote and disseminate nursing research and evidence-based practice.

Our 3 main presenters are former University of Chicago
Medicine nurses who have gone on to build programs of

They will present findings and clinical
implications of their work and will participate in a panel
discussion regarding their path from clinician to scientist.

Register for the symposium.


Poster Presentation & Continental Breakfast

Welcome & Overview

Keynote Address

  • Improving Patient Safety through Communication: It’s all about
    Relationships ~ Milisa Manojlovich, PhD, RN, CCRN
  • Skin Fails Too: An Emerging Concept in Multiple Organ Dysfunction
    Syndrome ~ Christine Schindler, PschhD, RN, CPNP-AC/PC, WCC
  • Leveraging Clinical Experiences in Nursing Research & Technology
    Commercialization ~ Michelle Fennesey, PhD, APRN, BC
  • Nursing Research at UCM, an update

Luncheon and Poster Presentation

  • Panel of Nurses –The Path From Clinician to Scientist

UCM Evidence-based Practice Projects and Research

  • Rapid Response System (RRS) activation: Factors contributing to RN
    decision-making – Angela Tisch, BS, SN
  • Patients with Visuospatial Constructional Deficits May Successfully
    Manage LVADs – Catherine Murks PhD, APN, ANP-BC
  • Pediatric Feeding Tube Prevalence and Verification of Placement over
    a 24-hour Timeframe – Caroline Stiles, Monica Gonzalez & Cynthia LaFond
    Closing Remarks

Closing Remarks

Friday, October 2, 2015
8:00 am – 4:30 pm

Knapp Center for Biomedical Discovery
900 East 57th Street, First Floor Auditorium
Chicago, Illinois 60637

COST is $89
Luncheon is included.

Go here to register. 

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