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The Clinical Inquiry Process Resource Guide

The goal of this guide is to provide nurses a resource to understand and carryout the steps of performing an evidence-based practice (EBP) project.


Roy Brown, MLIS, AHIP

Dale Wright, MS, RN, PCCN, ACNS-BC (Version 1 - Instrumental with Implementation Plan) 


The authors would like to thank the following people for their support and input as this online resource was put together.  

Contributors / Consultants
VCU Health 

Mamoona Arif-Rahu, PhD, RN, CCRN

Terri Battiston, BS, RN, CNOR


Jacqui Broyles, MSN, RN 

Bonnie Brunel, RN, MSN, PCCN

Courtney (Tackett) Denton, BS, RN 

Bill Eastwood 

Lauren R. Goodloe, PhD, RN, NEA-BC

Abhiram Harohalli BS, RN 

Walter Lewanowicz, MN, BSc, RN-BC 

Katherine Parker, M.Ed., RN

Danielle Robusto  BS, RN

 Patricia M Selig PhD, APRN, FNP-BC, FNAP

Michelle Shores MS, RN, CPN

 Giselle Spahr BS, RN 

Chris Szabo, PhD, CNRN, CCRN

Lauren Troyer  BS, RN 


VCU Health Nursing EBP Translation Committee

VCU Health Nursing Research & EBP Leadership Council

VCU School of Nursing 

Susan Johnson, Ph.D., RN, NEA-BC

Alison Montpetit, Ph.D., RN

Jo Robins, RN, PhD, ANP-BC, AHN-C, CHTP

VCU Libraries 

John W. Cyrus MA, MLIS 

Margaret Henderson, MLIS

Erin White, M.S. 

Other Organizations 

Marian Altman RN, MS, CNS-BC,  CCRN-K, ANP (AACN)

Brenda Baker RNC, Ph.D,CNS (Emory University SON)

Mary Beth Cox MSW, MPH (Va. Dept. of Health) 

Deborah Fisher PhD,RN,PNP-BC,CPON (Children's Healthcare of Atlanta)