EVENT CANCELED! Due to the outbreak of COVID-19, the 11th Annual ONRQC Conference planned for April 20, 2020, was canceled. Professional posters are available below.


2020 events

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• Jan. 11, 2020: How to Prepare a Winning Abstract workshop

9 a.m. to noon
OHSU campus

• Jan. 29, 2020: Abstract submission deadline

Abstract Submission Instructions (PDF)
Abstract submission form

• March 7, 2020: How to Develop a Poster using PowerPoint workshop

9 a.m. to noon
OHSU campus


11th Annual ONRQC Conference
20|20 Vision: Evidence for Safety & Quality

Wellspring Conference Center
1475 Mt. Hood Ave. | Woodburn, OR 97071

Gail Armstrong, Keynote SpeakerAbout our 2020 keynote speaker, Gail Armstrong, PhD, DNP, ACNS-BC, CNE: Dr. Gail Armstrong, Professor & Assistant Dean of the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program at Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) School of Nursing, works to align OHSU’S DNP program curriculum with the skills needed by today’s nursing leaders. 

Dr. Armstrong’s most recent clinical practice was in Colorado, where she served as faculty for the Institute of Healthcare Quality, Safety and Efficiency.  Her recent scholarship  focuses on what is needed to develop high-functioning teams in health care. She was the primary editor of the recently published text, Leadership and Systems Improvement for the DNP.


Past Events

2019 - Advancing Clinical Practice

2018 - Building Blocks for Clinical Inquiry

2017 - Exploring Evidence-Based Practice

2016 - Transforming Healthcare with Evidence Based Practice

2015 - Using Clinical Inquiry to Improve Patient Outcomes

2014 - Evidence Based Practice: How to Make Change Happen

2013 - Clinical Inquiry: Tools for Success

2012 - Inquiry in Action: Tools for Success

2011 - Transform Your Practice: Strategies for Clinical Inquiry

2010 - Inaugural conference