Nursing Best Practice Research Centre

Advancing care through knowledge


In January 2006, the Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario (RNAO) and the University of Ottawa established the Nursing Best Practice Research Centre (NBPRC) through funding from the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care to focus on nursing best practice research.

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The Centre strives to have a positive impact on practice and outcomes for the patient/client, health care providers, organization, and system, and actively promotes the generation and uptake of the best available evidence to health care professionals, policy-makers, and students in all roles and sectors.

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The NBPRC is committed to membership appointment to engage researchers and other stakeholders to undertake research related to the implementation and outcomes of best practice guidelines and enable excellence in research and uptake. See 'Become a Member' for information on membership appointment.

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The NBPRC is a unique collaboration between researchers and educators at the University of Ottawa and an active grassroots professional association, the Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario. The Centre strives to bring the best knowledge to nursing and healthcare to enhance practice and improve health and system outcomes.