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22nd National Evidence-Based Practice Conference: Nursing Workload Balance—Quality Care and Staff Wellness

22nd National Evidence-Based Practice Conference
Nursing Workload Balance—Quality Care and Staff Wellness

Marriott Hotel & Conference Center, Coralville, Iowa
April 23-24, 2015

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Conference Purpose
The 2015 conference highlights research and evidence regarding nursing workload and outcomes related to health care quality and staff wellness. 


  • Describe health system design to promote quality, safety, effectiveness and efficiency
  • Discuss strategies and innovative partnerships addressing complexity of care
  • Discuss evidence-based practices and implementation strategies to address nurses’ workload
  • Facilitate networking to advance application of evidence-based practice to improve care

Conference Highlights
Thursday, April 23

  • Unveiling the Revised Iowa Model
  • Workload Balance and Complex Care Issues Tracks
  • Wine and Cheese Reception & Poster Presentations

Friday, April 24

  • Keynote Address by Ann Bisantz, PhD: What Do We Know About Cognitive Work in Health Care?
  • Plenary Session by Alison Miller Trinkoff, RN, ScD, FAAN: The Impact of Work Schedule, Physical Demands and Sleep on Nurse Injury and Patient Outcomes
  • Panel Discussion of Revised Iowa Model
  • Concurrent Sessions: Hot Topics, Back to Basics, Workload Balance, Comfort, and Pediatrics
  • Closing Addresses
    - Spiritual Renewal and How It Can Enhance Self-Care
    - Health Professional Self-Care: The Neglected Vital Signs


 Nursing Credit
1.08 CEUs will be granted; for more details, see the Conference Brochure (link is above)

Conference Materials
Online access will be available prior to the conference 

Register using the "Register Here" button above. You will need to select which track you will attend on Thursday and which concurrent sessions you will attend on Friday (Conference Schedule link is above)
Please Note:
Use the "Make Payment Here" button above to pay for the conference 

Hotel Accommodations
Lodging is available at the Marriott Hotel & Conference Center for $119 per night plus tax. Please make your reservation directly with the Marriott Hotel, using this link, by April 1, 2015. Please see the Conference Brochure (link is above) for more information about hotel accommodations and air or ground travel. 

Poster and Oral Presenters Information
Poster samples and presentation details are available here


2015 EBP Conference Platinum Sponsor:

Walden logo updated

2015 EBP Conference Silver Sponsors:

Walden logo updated

Kaplan logo

Philips Logo

  2015 EBP Conference jointly sponsored by: 

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If you have questions, contact:
Kristen Rempel, Administrative Services Specialist
319-384-6737; FAX 319-356-4348

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