Do you ever feel like you're
re-inventing the wheel?

Do you wonder how other nurses are addressing patient care needs and achieving excellence in practice through the use of evidence?

These and other questions stimulated us to develop the National Nursing Practice Network® (NNPN).  NNPN is a community of practices committed to the promotion and implementation of evidence-based practices (EBP) to improve healthcare and population health.  The NNPN is composed of over 100 community and academic healthcare systems and hospitals representing in 32 states in the U.S., Puerto Rico, and Singapore.  We are excited about the work we are doing and the future possibilities for continued improvement in patient care.

Marita G. Titler, PhD, RN, FAAN
NNPN Executive Director

  • Marita G. Titler, Director, NNPN

    The NNPN represents a commitment to the promotion and implementation of evidence-based practice (EBP) through a collaborative model designed to promote shared learning and participation... more

  • We are excited to make available to all NNPN members the keynote addresses given at the March 2014 OPIS Symposium sponsored by MICHR and the University of learn more click here.

  • We are pleased to be able to highlight the EBP/research posters presented at the Courage in Innovation Evidence-Based Improvement Summit held at Mercy, Dubuque, Iowa, March 2015. Watch for a new poster to be highlighted every week. Click here for more information about the program and titles/team members of all entries.

  • We are pleased to highlight the first place winner of the EBP/research posters presented at the Courage in Innovation Evidence-Based Improvement Summit held at Mercy, Dubuque, Iowa, March 2015 by the ICU Team titled: “Pain Control in the Mechanically Ventilated Patient.” Click here for more information about this work.

  • Our latest Featured EBP Project comes from the QI team at the University Health Services, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor on Antibiotic Resistance in Lower Urinary Tract Infection in Female College Students at UHS. For more information and to view the poster of this project, click here.

  • Past Featured Nurses/Featured EBP Projects can now be found all in one place! To read about the Featured Nurses/Featured EBP Projects NNPN has highlighted over the years click here. Congratulations to all past NNPN Featured Nurses and Featured EBP Projects!

  • Check out the new podcasts on these EBP topics: Action Plans, Synthesis Table, Evidence Table, Myths & Realities of EBP, Brief Overview of Implementation, and Sustaining the Practice Change. To view, go here. Happy Viewing!!

  • The Transformation to Evidence-Based Practice Workgroup has recently reviewed and approved three updated Eye on Evidence Documents. To access these updated Eye on Evidence Documents go here. The Workgroup is also busy developing new Eye on Evidence Documents – watch this site for future updates!


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