What types of services are offered from the Center for Nursing Science?

We offer assistance with various research, evidence-based practice and scholarly initiatives, as well as review of clinical policies, manuscript submission and presentation review. See below for more details, email hs-nursescience@ucdavis.edu or make an appointment.

Center for Nursing Science services

I am working on a presentation. Where do I find UC Davis Health PowerPoint templates for oral and poster presentations?

Current UC Davis Health templates are available via the UC Davis Health Graphics Standards Website, under Marketing Templates. Templates with the Magnet logo can be found on the Center for Nursing Science Website, under the Resources Tab in the Poster Templates or PowerPoint Templates resources section of the website. Information on poster printing is also provided.

I would like to print a poster presentation for a conference or for our unit. What is the process for poster printing?

Links and resources are found in the poster printing resources section on the website.

I am conducting a scholarly or evidence-based practice project. Where can I find resources on accessing databases and finding evidence? Why can’t I find subject guides on the Blaisdell Library Website?

The Blaisdell Medical Librarians have developed an Evidence-Based Practice Resources Subject Guide where resources, including point of care tools, practice guidelines, systematic reviews, and literature databases can be found. Note: The library website underwent a re-organization in Summer/Fall 2022 and therefore Subject Guides may look different...

There are many EBP training opportunities available. Which training is right for me?

Review this infographic that provides an overview and compares the different EBP offerings.

I am working on a project. How do I know if I need to submit an application to the IRB?

Visit the UC Davis Office of Research IRB Administration website which provides information, guidance and forms for assistance in making this determination. Any nurse-led initiative that is submitted for IRB review for research or other determination should first be submitted to the Center for Nursing Science for review. Please refer to UCDH policy 18003 for details and contact hs-nursescience@ucdavis.edu.

I am interested and/or required to submit an abstract to the annual Nursing Science and Professional Governance Conference. What are the general submission deadlines and timeline?


  • Abstract Submission


  • Abstract Peer Review


  • Authors Notified of Presentation Decision


  • Presentation Development


  • Conference (held on Wednesday during Nurses Week)

Timeline for annual Nursing Science and Professional Governance Conference