Research Initiative

Supporting Indiana nurse-researchers, who influence the emerging healthcare delivery system through their work
Share funding sources, priortities, opportunities for collaboration and lifelong learning 
Research Funding Sources

Initiative Priorities

Cost
Delineating the financial value of the nurse in designing and deploying future care models

Quality
Evidence-based practice: appropriate translation and utilization of nursing research to guide practice and further inquiry

Culturally & linguistically sensitive nursing care

Social determinants of health: community-based nursing interventions focused on breaking the cycle of poverty

Defining the evolving role of the nurse in the future of health care: characterizing top of scope practice

Expansion and/or enhancement of behavioral health resources and care delivery

Factors influencing nurses’ engagement in legislative advocacy and board participation

Consumer Experience
Virtual care
Patient-centered outcomes
Care coordination and navigation

Workforce Experience
Factors affecting or interventions enhancing resiliency and flourishing (work satisfaction, joy, retention), embracing the role of the nurse

Defining and articulating the value of  nursing

Optimizing leader behaviors in direct caregiving roles

Indicators of readiness for, and factors that influence success in, formal leadership roles

Enhancing the pipeline for nursing educators: innovative approaches to attract high talent to faculty roles

Contemporizing nursing education – innovative approaches to prepare nurses to transition to practice in the changing health care landscape

Member Organizations