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Center for Nursing Science & Clinical Inquiry

Phone Numbers

  • Chief, CNSCI: 210-916-7159
  • Deputy Chief, Research: 210-916-8619
  • Deputy Chief, CNS/EBP: 210-916-9216
  • Research Protocol Coordinator: 210-916-2482
  • Certified Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses: 210-916-7662/2829
  • Patient CaringTouch System Manager: 210-916-5824

Vision: "Creating a Culture of Inquiry"

Mission statement: The Center for Nursing Science & Clinical Inquiry (CNSCI) at Brooke Army Medical Center (BAMC) supports Patient CaringTouch System (PCTS) through providing decisional support, and by coaching, teaching and mentoring nursing staff on Evidence-Based Practice (EBP) and research.

CNSCI staff consists of:

PhD-prepared Nurse Scientists - facilitate and conduct research and EBP projects aligned with:

Advance Practice Nurses (APNs), who may include Clinical Nurse Specialists (CNSs) and Nurse Practitioners (NPs) - assist with translating evidence into nursing practice at the bedside and in the outpatient clinical arena.

PCTS Program Manager - responsible for the implementation, management and sustainment of PCTS components throughout BAMC.

Certified Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses (CWOCNs) - wound surveillance, staging pressure injuries, treatment, consultation, and ostomy education across inpatient services.

Research Protocol Coordinator - administrative duties in support of all research and EBP activities.

Services we provide:

  1. Research and EBP support and education to unit, facility, and RHC-C
  2. Evaluation and consultation regarding impact of research and EBP project implementation on nursing services
  3. Mentoring of nurses in research-related activities
  4. Review of scientific research protocols, abstracts, posters, presentations, and manuscripts
  5. Grant, protocol, presentation, and professional writing assistance
  6. Research and support to Army Nurse Corps-level Nurse Practice Councils

Current CNSCI Research Studies and EBP Projects:

Please contact the CNSCI Research Protocol Coordinator for further questions at (210) 916-2482 or email at usarmy.jbsa.medcom-bamc.mbx.bamc-cnsci@mail.mil