The Center for Evidence Based Practice and Nursing Research

Join Us at our 2019 Annual EBP/Research Conference 

Shifting Safety from “Priority” to “Purpose”: Accelerating Safety of Patients, Families, and Our Workforce

Friday, September 27, 2019
New Orleans Downtown Marriott at the Convention Center
859 Convention Center Blvd., New Orleans, LA, 70130  

Keynote speaker: Patricia A. McGaffigan, RN, MS, CPPS
Vice President, Safety Programs, Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI)

Register online now!
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About Us

The Center for EBP & Nursing Research at the Ochsner Health System is committed to facilitating the conduct of cutting edge research and innovative evidence-based practice (EBP) projects. Our goal is to ignite a spirit of scientific inquiry in nurses at all levels in order to change practice and change lives.


Serve the healthcare community by fostering the integration of research into quality healthcare outcomes through innovation and education.


Assistance with:

  • How to start a project
  • Implementation of protocol or order set
  • Data collection or measurement
  • Data analysis or interpretation
  • Student projects
  • IRB submission
  • System Nursing Research Council submission
  • Abstract, poster or manuscript submission

    Contact Information

    Jessica Peterson, PhD RN
    (504) 703-2208