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In the eighth podcast, we welcome our guest from the Center for the Practice of Collaborative Leadership, Carolyn Cumpsty-Fowler, Ph.D., M.P.H.. First, we discuss choosing a leader, ensuring for diversity within the group, and leading others to lead. Next, we review the importance of creating safe spaces for discovery, which is part of brainstorming. We outline specific ways to create safety within group work. Finally, we share how staff can begin to think about working collaboratively within teams.

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In the seventh podcast, we cover information related to implementation science research. First, we define implementation science and how it relates to nursing practice. Next, we outline how implementation science supports the translation of evidence-based practice findings. We outline a specific case scenario that applies implementation science principles. Finally, we share how clinical staff can begin to think about how to set up an implementation science project!

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In the sixth podcast, we cover information related to synthesis and translation. First, we discuss what synthesis actually is and how it is an opportunity to use our critical thinking skills. Next, we outline the steps to actually complete an evidence synthesis. We outline the specific strategic steps that you use when you translate evidence. Finally, we share real-world examples of how nurses can actually use these abstract tools!

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In the fifth podcast, we cover information related to dissemination. First, we discuss what dissemination means and why it is important to share scholarly work. Next, we outline the various ways to disseminate the projects that you work so hard to put together. We outline the specific strategic steps that you can take to get your inquiry work out there. Finally, we share tips and tricks for ensuring that your projects are shared far and wide!

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In the fourth podcast, we cover information related to the three forms of scholarly inquiry (i.e. evidence-based practice, quality improvement, and research). We provide clear definitions for each inquiry form. We then walk you through one topic example and apply the same topic to each inquiry type. We outline the specific strategic steps that need to be taken when an inquiry project is underway. Finally, we share tips and tricks for the required tools that are applied within each type of scholarly inquiry!

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In the third podcast, we cover information related to becoming a published author. We discuss steps to getting started and tactics for completing the publication process. We remind you that the department of nursing does have a publication and presenting protocol in place to protect JHH nurse authors. We share tips, such as writing guideline checklists to help you figure out what information needs to go into which type of publication. Finally, we share what we have learned and common pitfalls you may encounter along the publishing way!

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In the second podcast, we cover all things "resources" at the JHH campus available to nursing staff. We discuss both online and offline resources, starting with the Welch Medical Library. Next, we talk about people who can help with nursing projects that can be invaluable resources to help you save time and energy. Speaking of saving time during project work, we review a tool called RefWorks to help you keep track of your article searches. Classes are discussed and options for topics are reviewed. Finally, a secret time-savings tip is revealed... and it's easy to use!