Learning Objectives

•Gain confidence in developing an evidence-based practice/research/innovation. QI project.

•Identify practical ways to take a clinical idea and transform it into an evidence-based practice/research/innovation or QI project.

•Describe Florence Nightingale’s vision for nursing and how it relates to building a culture of nursing innovation and research today.

Credits Offered: CNE - 6.00



  • Open Registration:  $75
  • Presenter:  $35
  • Rush Employee:  $65 

For more information, contact:

Mary Heitschmidt, PhD, APRN, CCRN-K
Co-Director, Center for Clinical Research and Scholarship
Phone:  (312) 942-3604
Email:   Mary_Heitschmidt@rush.edu


February 25, 2020


Accreditation Statement: In support of Improving Patient Care, Rush University Medical Center is accredited by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Rush Disclosure Policy: Rush has mechanisms in place to identify and resolve any potential conflicts of interest on the part of faculty and planners prior to the start of the activity. A complete listing of potential conflicts of interest and of commercial support received will be provided in the conference materials.

Timely and Transformative Education

 Igniting Innovation: Continuing Florence Nightingale’s Vision for Nursing is hosted by Continuum: Rush Continuing and Professional Studies. Expanding on Rush’s national leadership in patient care and education, Continuum is building a diverse, interprofessional workforce with the right knowledge, skills and behaviors to meet the needs of tomorrow’s health care market. Continuum’s broad portfolio of offerings—designed to fit the learner’s schedule and be immediately applicable on the job—includes, CE credits, workforce development courses and certificates.