New Knowledge

Evidence is the foundation of nursing practices at UVA. Nurses contribute to the body of knowledge through nursing research and the dissemination of their findings. UVA nurses leverage technology and pioneer ways to improve the patient experience and their outcomes. Our nursing researchers are energetic, focused and eager to learn.

Research

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Organization supports the advancement of nursing research …

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Nurses disseminate the research findings to internal and external audiences …

 

UVA nurses IMPROVED the post recovery period for surgical patients with the implementation of gum chewing, REDUCED the length of stay for NICU babies with innovative feeding methods and INCREASED the efficiency of the workflow for elective pre-op orthopedic patients.

 

Evidence-Based Practice

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Clinical nurses evaluate and use evidence-based findings in their practice …

Innovation

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Innovation in nursing is supported and encouraged …

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Nurses are involved with the design and implementation of technology …

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Nurses are involved in the design and implementation of work flow improvements …