Office of Practice, Innovative Partnerships and Advocacy

The Office of Practice, Innovative Partnerships, and Advocacy leads the advancement of nursing practice to improve the health of our communities, educate present and future nurse leaders, and foster research and quality improvement efforts. We are dedicated to promoting the health and well-being of individuals, families, and communities.


Faculty practice partnerships


Active practice grants

Practice Partnerships

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Practice partnerships advance nursing practice, effectively address health challenges, and enhance patient outcomes.

Practice Partnerships

Community Engagement

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Community partnerships to champion nursing education, research, and practice initiatives to address healthcare needs and foster the overall well-being of the communities we serve.

Community Engagement

College of Nursing Practice Programs

Trauma Resilience and Recovery Program (TRRP)

The Trauma Resilience and Recovery Program TRRP is a stepped-care mental health intervention for patients who have experienced traumatic injury.

Next Steps

Next Steps Behavioral Healthcare Program is an evidenced-based behavioral healthcare program co-located in a child or adolescent’s primary care medical home.

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Psychiatric Advanced Practice Registered Nurse TechNology Enhanced Residency (PARTNER) is a post-graduation clinical training program for newly graduated board-certified psychiatric mental health nurse practitioners (PMHNP-BC) in psychiatric telehealth for children, adolescents, and adults living in rural and underserved populations.

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The College of Nursing advocacy agenda promotes evidence-based healthcare and nursing policy initiatives to enhance patient care, nursing practice, education, and research.

Interprofessional Programs

The CON is a leader in IP practice and education, preparing the next generation of collaborative practice-ready nurses to deliver comprehensive, high-quality patient care.