Faculty of Health

School of Nursing and Midwifery

Vision Statement

The Centre for Clinical Nursing Research will be recognised nationally and internationally as a leader in collaborative clinical research to enhance health outcomes through an evidence based approach to improve quality and safety in the delivery of clinical care.

Mission Statement

The centre will lead research to improve health outcomes across acute and sub-acute health care settings through multidisciplinary research that focuses on enhanced quality and safety in the delivery of evidence based clinical care.

The centre’s research will advance nursing practice and promote critical thinking and leadership skills in research students and clinicians by supporting multidisciplinary collaborative research.


The goals of the Centre are to grow expertise in clinical research by:

  • conducting a clinically based research program that focuses on enhanced patient outcomes through examining quality, safety and risk management in the delivery of evidence based clinical care
  • fostering development opportunities for nursing research students
  • providing an environment that promotes excellence in clinical research
  • supporting collaborative, multidisciplinary research between Deakin University and Epworth Healthcare. 


Deakin University acknowledges the traditional land owners of present campus sites.

20th August 2007