Research Education and Research Career Development
CHEO Research Institute (RI): The CHEO RI coordinates the research activities of CHEO and is one of the institutes associated with the University of Ottawa Teaching Hospitals. It brings together health professionals from within CHEO to share their efforts in solving paediatric health problems, as well as promoting collaborative research outside the hospital. http://www.cheori.org/about.html
CHEO Clinical Research Unit (CRU): The CRU is composed of health professionals interested in doing research, the CRU, a team of highly experienced research professionals whose goal is to ensure high quality clinical research at CHEO, offers support in the areas of study design/methodology, statistical analysis, sample size calculation, data management, budget preparation, study logistics and more. http://www.cheori.org/cru/index.html
Nursing Research Mentor: Consultation and support provided to nurses and graduate students interested in practice research and program evaluation. Support offered for all aspects of developing research or project proposals, participating on research teams or planning continuous quality improvement initiatives to evaluate nursing practice. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or an appointment.
Writing into Publications Seminar Series: Novice and aspiring nurse-writers, with group support and coaching, are guided through the publishing process from idea development through manuscript production and submission to a publisher. Contact email@example.com for more information and schedule.
CHEO Nursing Grand Rounds: Presented monthly, to explore issues for nurses in the various paediatric acute care settings and highlight innovations in care delivery. The goal of Nursing Grand Rounds is to enhance patient outcomes by integrating research/best-evidence and clinical nursing knowledge into everyday nursing practice.
U of O Nursing Research Rounds: The University of Ottawa School of Nursing hosts a research luncheon at selected times throughout the fall and winter semesters. The focus is on practice research and covers a broad range of content areas. The schedule and topics for the winter semester are posted here.
Graduate Practicum in Nursing Research-Related Activities: There are opportunities for Nursing Masters and PhD students to engage in thesis research and program development and evaluation. The Centre for Nursing Research provides consultation related to all aspects of the development and conduct of student research and clinical program evaluation projects. For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
Nursing Scientific Reviews: CHEO’s Nursing Research Council actively supports CHEO nurses in the preparation of research proposals and the communication and dissemination of findings by acting as a first line of peer review. For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Nursing Research Consultation Service: Staff of the Centre for Nursing Research provides consultation to nurses in the development &/or implementation of nursing research proposals, CQM and/or program evaluations related to nursing clinical practice initiatives; facilitates the development of and participate in unit-based journal clubs. Additionally, they assist in the conceptual and/or design and planning phase of research when consulted by other disciplines at CHEO, particularly as it relates to qualitative methods and/or content area expertise. For more information or an appointment contact email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Nursing Best Practice Research Unit (NBPRU): CHEO Nursing holds an institutional membership with the NBPRU, a unique collaboration between the University of Ottawa and the Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario. http://www.health.uottawa.ca/nbpru/index.htm