Nursing Research

Why is nursing research important?

  • Results in new knowledge to improve health care
  • Supports clinical decisions made by nurses
  • Provides the foundation for best practices (evidence-based care)
  • Results in greater recognition of the importance of nursing care
  • Reinforces the identity of nursing as a distinct profession

York College nursing faculty and students are actively involved in research and evidence-based care projects.

Here are a few recent examples:

Undergrad Projects

Students in NUR 314 Nursing Research class solve real-world problems.
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Graduate Projects

Valerie Smeltzer MS '11 presents prize-winning poster.
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Faculty Projects

MissySchneiderNursing Dr. Melissa Schneider studies infection prevention in orthopedic surgery patients.
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