Advanced Practice Institute: Promoting Adoption of Evidence-Based Practice

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The Advanced Practice Institute prepares nursing leaders to guide colleagues and teams in the integration of evidence-based knowledge into practice.

Upcoming 4-Day Virtual Institutes

Note: Participation is required for all 4 days.

  • Thursday, Sept. 15, 2022
  • Friday, Sept. 16, 2022
  • Thursday, Sept. 22, 2022
  • Friday, Sept. 23, 2022

Virtual Institute Brochure
Virtual Institute Application

  • Thursday, Feb. 9, 2023
  • Friday, Feb. 10, 2023
  • Thursday, Feb. 16, 2023
  • Friday, Feb. 17, 2023

Limited space, please contact

Here's what participants are saying

"It gave me a road map on how to start and how to sustain."

"Went above and beyond with details! So glad I got slides to take home, and the book is a HUGE asset to have."

"I feel much better about my abilities to gather, synthesize, and analyze the literature with tools I picked up here."

"Awesome facilitators - really engaged participants."

"I think the institute did an amazing job providing participants with the tools and materials needed to overcome barriers in the EBP process."

Institute Purpose

The purpose of the Institute is to educate nursing leaders to guide colleagues and teams in the integration of evidence-based knowledge into practice.

Institute Goals

  1. To promote advanced skills of nursing and interprofessional leaders in the use of evidence-based practice models.
  2. To develop leadership skills for facilitating completion of clinically relevant evidence-based practice projects.
  3. To foster creative thinking, networking, and issue resolution in the evidence-based practice process.

Institute Objectives

  1. Identify strategies for implementation of evidence-based practice changes in complex health care systems.
  2. Describe the organizational infrastructure necessary for evidence-based practice.
  3. Use an evidence-based practice implementation book with strategies, tools, and resources to promote evidence-based health care.
  4. Discuss methods to sustain evidence-based changes in practice.
  5. Develop a plan for demonstrating an impact from use of evidence in practice.
  6. Describe the evidence-based practice process for use in nursing and health care.
  7. Develop a specific evidence-based practice topic.

Register for the Advanced Practice Institute

Virtual Institute discount $1200 per person, down from $1500.
5 Participants from the same institution may attend for the price of 4.

Or submit payment by check payable to University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Department of Nursing to:

University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
Attn: Rosanna Seabold
Department of Nursing
200 Hawkins Dr, T100 GH
Iowa City, IA 52242

Please contact or 1-319-384-6737 with questions.