Nursing Research Day: Innovations in Clinical Inquiry
The 5th Annual Nursing Research Conference
Innovations in Clinical Inquiry: Solving Big Problems Using Nursing Research
April 19, 2023
This one-day annual conference provides a unique opportunity for nurses to pursue their clinical questions through scholarship, clinical inquiry, research, innovation, pediatric evidence-based practice, and translational science. Specific tools to support the development of a research project will be reviewed, and current projects spearheaded by nurse researchers will be shared. Attendees will have the opportunity to network with nurse scientists to help develop their own ideas into new research studies.
- Exchange ideas regarding nursing research
- Explore new knowledge and resources to address big health problems
- Empower participants to become more involved in nursing research activities
- Defining QI, EBP, and Research
- Research methodology
- Showcase of research, quality improvement, and evidence-based practice projects
Katelin Hoskins, PhD, MBE, CRNP
Harnessing Nursing Research to Prevent Firearm Injury and Promote Healing
Katelin Hoskins, PhD, MBE, CRNP is an Assistant Professor at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing in the Department of Biobehavioral Health Sciences. She completed a NIMH T32 postdoctoral fellowship in Implementation Research at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine. Dr. Hoskins graduated with a PhD from Penn Nursing as a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Future of Nursing Scholar. Her research is focused on partnering with stakeholders to equitably implement and scale up evidence-based interventions to prevent youth suicide, with a focus on firearm-related lethal means safety. Dr. Hoskins is a practicing Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner.
Peggy Kirk, BSN, RN
Peggy Kirk joined Shirley Ryan AbilityLab (formerly the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago) in 1981 as a Staff Nurse for the hospital’s spinal cord injury program. While in this role, she served as co-investigator on externally funded grants on bowel management and pressure ulcer prevention following spinal cord injury. She also co-authored Spinal Cord Injury: A Guide to Rehabilitation Nursing, as well as a number of peer-reviewed articles on various rehabilitation clinical and research topics. In the years that followed, she held diverse roles in virtually every segment of the hospital’s clinical enterprise — from Corporate Director for Inpatient Services to VP of Operations to Chief Operating Officer. As COO Peggy served as an integral member of the executive team charged with bringing to life Shirley Ryan AbilityLab’s $550 million, 1.2 million square foot facility focused on the integration of research and clinical care. She also led the two-year activation plan, guiding thousands of staff to prepare for the patient move to the new facility. She became CEO in 2021.
- $25 – Nursing Students
- $50 – Lurie/SRAL Employees
- $50 – Partnership Hospitals
- $60 – General Public
A continental breakfast and light lunch will be served to in-person attendees.
Register online by April 7, 2023
For any questions, or more information on the conference, please email NRC@luriechildrens.org.
Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago
225 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL, 60611
A livestream link will be provided to registered participants
Parking is available in the Huron-Superior garage, located at 225 E. Huron, with entrances on both Huron and Superior streets. More parking details.
Nursing Continuing Professional Development
Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Midwest Multistate Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
- Live, in-person or Live, virtual: In order to obtain nursing contact hours, you must attend the entire program, view and evaluate six posters, and complete the evaluation.
- Post Conference on-demand: In order to obtain nursing contact hours, you must view the entire program, view and evaluate six posters, and complete the evaluation no later than 7/19/2023.
This educational activity does not include any content that relates to the products or services of an ineligible company/organization, which would require identification and mitigation.