Evidence-Based Practice

On Wednesday, June 7, 2017, the Center for Nursing hosted an Evidence Based Practice educational program. The program was intended for all registered nurses who are seeking to learn about evidence based practice improvement. Presenters for the program were Rona F. Levin, PhD, RN, Fay Wright, PhD, RN, APRN-BC, Mary Jo Vetter, DNP, RN, AGPCNP-BC, and Bonnie Lauder, MIS, BSN, CPHQ. Below are some photo highlights of the program.



Below are the papers from the educational program.

Introduction – What is EBP and why is it important?

Abstract 1

Abstract 2

Abstract 3

AORN2190 (1)

Apples or Apples Oranges Exercise Directions

EBP Exercise for formulating clinical problems – revised 3-2012


Breakout Session 1 – Searching for evidence

LOE Exercise

Sample Search Strategy Table

Sample TOE_revised_5-13-17 S

Systematic Review Algorithm_9-17

TOE Template


Breakout Session 2 – Clinical Practice Guideline Appraisal


Levin_Ferrara_Using appraisal guidelines to assess CPG


Breakout Session 3

Evidence Based Session 3 Learning Activity BL June_7_17

Stakeholder Identification Activity



On October 27, 2016, The Cathryne A. Welch Center for Nursing Research together with NYU Rory Meyer’s School of Nursing honored Dr. Meghan Ryan Madonna, Dr. Bernard A. Newland and Ms. Bonnie Lauder for their work.