clinical research, conducting clinical research, research, research strategies



  1. Kleinpell, Ruth M. PhD, RN, CCRN, ACNP, FAAN


Promoting the use and conduct of research in clinical practice is an essential component in ensuring best practices and promoting positive outcomes for patients. Yet, it is often difficult for nurses in clinical practice to devote time to research activities because the daily demands of practice often take precedence. This article reviews key strategies for implementing research in clinical practice. Examples of ongoing initiatives being conducted at a variety of clinical settings are highlighted to showcase strategies for implementing clinically focused research projects.