Clinical Inquiry Overview
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ASPAN Clinical Inquiry Committee
The ASPAN Clinical Inquiry Committee encourages and supports development of a body of scientific knowledge in the field of perianesthesia nursing.
The ASPAN Clinical Inquiry Committee encourages and supports development and application of a body of scientific knowledge in the field of perianesthesia nursing.
In collaboration with ASPAN’s Clinical Practice Committee and Education Committees the Clinical Inquiry Committee will promote patient care that is guided by evidence and will educate and support the perianesthesia nurses in improving quality patient care.
- Patient Focus - It is our main purpose to improve the health and wellbeing of perianesthesia patients. It is our responsibility to involve family members and significant others for the purpose of improving outcomes through and evidence-based practice.
- Perianesthesia Nurse Support – We foster a culture of Clinical Inquiry and hold the responsibility to identify and increase research opportunities and involvement of perianesthesia nurses. We influence perianesthesia nurses to improve patient care and outcomes through the translation of research findings..
- Growth and Learning – We provide education on research, evidence-based practice, and quality improvement through publications and presentations, and active participation in research activities, grants, and consultation with perianesthesia nurses. We strive to increase perianesthesia nurses’ knowledge of research methods to advance nursing science.
- Integrity – We adhere to the scientific integrity standards in the conduct of research and in the publication of research findings.