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Evidence-Based Practice Portfolio

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.

Page Updated

Updated: October 2, 2018 

Contacts in the Health System

Research & Evidence-Based Practice  Leadership Council (REBPLC) -  Meet 3rd Thursday of the Month from 11:30 am - 1 pm 
Evidence-Based Practice Translation Committee -  Meet 1st Monday of Month from 9 am to 10 am 
Nurse Residency Program  - Meets 3rd Tuesday from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm 
Nursing Interns and Scholars Program  - Meets 1st Thursday from 12 pm to 1:30 pm 
Research Committee  -  Temporarily Inactive  
Performance Improvement 
Additional Resources
  • Dawn LaRoque - Nurse Analyst - Dawn.LaRoque@vcuhealth.org 

    • Assist in accessing and generating reports based on hospital data. 

  • Roy Brown - Research & Education Librarian / Nursing Liaison - rebrown2@vcu.edu

    • Assist with literature search as well as clarifying your question. 

  • R.K. Elswick, Jr., Ph.D., NREMT-B  - Director, Research Support Services at the VCU SON  - rkelswic@vcu.edu

    • Assist with the discussion of the data that will need to be collected and analyzed.  Can also help with how this data should be displayed in order to be communicated effectively.