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Two nursing units at the James A. Haley Veterans' Hospital in Tampa, FL, used a model directed toward translating research outcomes into clinical knowledge for use in a practice setting. Each unit developed its own unique subjects, based on problem identification by the nursing staff. The clinical areas followed different courses, and the results varied. Many differences between the two units became apparent, such as mode of delivery of nursing care (primary versus team nursing) and differences in staffing patterns. These differences had an impact on successful implementation of the model. This article describes the Conduct and Utilization of Research in Nursing (CURN) model as a process that guides nursing staff in integrating research and clinical practice.