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  • Organizational and professional efforts to support nurses engaging in research projects that advance patient safety practices are needed. In this context, the purpose of this article is to provide a description of the design, implementation, and evaluation of a research capacity strategy designed for clinical nurses and the lessons learned. Participating nurses evolved from research novices to key champions in advancing nursing practice, patient safety, and quality improvement.


  • Jeffs, Lianne
  • M. Smith, Orla
  • Wilson, Gail
  • Kohn, Melanie
  • Campbell, Heather
  • Maione, Maria
  • Tregunno, Deborah
  • Ferris, Ella

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  • July 2009