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.

  • Over the next few months, we will be highlighting the winners of the Sixth-Annual UMHS/UMSN Poster Day Event held on September 15-16, 2014. Each of the four winners will be highlighted separately. Watch for a new poster to be uploaded every few weeks!

  • Our final award winning poster from the UMHS/School of Nursing Sixth-Annual Nursing Poster Event held on September 15-16, 2014 was the winner of the People’s Choice Award titled “Cardiac Implantable Electronic Device (CIED) Management for Invasive Procedure.” Click here for more information...

  • Anne McLeod, RN, MSN, is currently the Nurse Manager, Quality Improvement Lead, and Patient Safety Officer at University Health Service (UHS), University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, MI. She is also a Doctorate of Nursing (DNP) student at the University of Michigan, School of Nursing. More..

  • 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!!

  • Evidence-based guideline: Individualized Music for Persons with Dementia was originally developed in 1996 and has been refined over time based on an expanding body of evidence...more

  • 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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