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IACRN 12th Annual Conference (Virtual)
Conference Agenda

October 19-21, 2020


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*Please note all dates/times are subject to change

Monday, October 19, 2020 - 11:00 AM - 3:15 PM EST

11:15 - 11:30 AM

Conference Kick Off

Welcome - Jennifer Allison, IACRN President

11:30 - 12:45 PM

Opening Plenary: Cynda Rushton, Professor of Clinical Ethics, Johns Hopkins Berman Inst. of Bioethics & the Sch of Nursing
Preserving Integrity in Response to Ethical Challenges During a Pandemic

12:45 - 1:00 PM

Break / Visit Exhibit Hall / Poster Viewing

1:00 - 1:30 PM

44 - Role of Clinical Research Nurses in Developing Clinician Education in a Complex Study Alyson Childers, BSN, RN

08 - Impact of the Clinical Research Nurse in Paediatric Studies, Lorraine Hodsdon, BSc,MSc

1:30 - 1:45 PM

Break / Visit Exhibit Hall / Poster Viewing

1:45 - 2:15 PM

02 - The Clinical Research Nurse Role in Regional Clinical Trial Expansion, Jamie Littleton, MSN, RN, CCRC and Kelly Carter, BSN RN CCM

58 - Power, Authority, and True Autonomy: A Patient-Centric View of the Research Process, Donald Hoepfer, MA and Geraldine Hider, RN, MS

2:15 - 2:30 PM

Break / Visit Exhibit Hall / Poster Viewing

2:30 - 3:00 PM

31 - Enhancing Collaboration Within the Network - The Role of the Clinical Research Nurses, Lauren Evans, BSN, MSN, RN, OCN, CCRP, Yelena Shames, MS, ACNP-BC, CNRN, CTNL

60 - The Clinical Research Coordinator: Perception of Role, Responsibility, and Competence, Shaunagh Browning, DNP, RN, FNP-BC

3:00 - 3:15 PM

Closing Remarks

Times TBD

Global Interest, Networking, and Regional Meetings

Tuesday, October 20, 2020 - 8:00 AM - 4:15 PM EST

08:00 - 9:00 AM

Global Meet & Greet (All Welcome)

9:00 - 10:00 AM

Visit Exhibit Hall / Poster Viewing

10:00 - 10:15 AM

Welcome - Jennifer Allison, IACRN President

10:15 - 11:15 AM

COVID Panel: Jennifer Allison, President, IACRN and Gwen Wallen (not eligible for contact hours)

11:15 -11:30 AM

20 - Telling Our Stores: Clinical Trial Nurses Impact on Clinical Research Enterprise, Carolynn Jones, DNP, MSPH, RN, FAAN

32 - Regional Care Network (RCN) Research Team Specialization Model, Lauren Evans, BSN, MSN, RN, OCN, CCRP

12:00 - 12:15 PM

Break / Visit Exhibit Hall / Poster Viewing

12:15 - 12:45 PM

59 - Duality in Clinical Research Nursing, Gordon Hill, MSc, PGCE, BA, RGN

37 - Combating High Attrition Caused by Unit Culture, Lisa Shinder, DBA, BSN, RN

12:45 - 1:45 PM

Business Meeting - IACRN Board of Directors and Committee reports

1:45 - 3:15 PM

Break / Visit Exhibit Hall / Poster Viewing

2:00 - 3:15 PM

(Pre-selected - limited to 15 attendees)

(Contact hours will only be awarded for live attendance)

Round Table 1: Hidden Gems: The Value of LVNs in Clinical Research Nursing, Glenna Paguio

Round Table 2: Cell Therapy Working Group, Erin Ferraro, BSN, RN, OCN®

Round Table 3: Can the Implementation of a Journal Club (JC) in Nursing Practice Improve Patient Outcomes and Nurse Participation in Clinical Nursing Research?, Lovelyne Jean, MSN, FNP-BC, RN-BC, CCRN, PCCN

Round Table 4: Process of Developing a Successful Research Project, Andrea Hale, RN, BSN, NPH, CCRP

Round Table 5: Inclusion of Transgender Individuals in Clinical Research: Considerations for Practice, Nopporn Thangthaeng, PhD, BSN, RN

3:15 - 3:30 PM

Break / Visit Exhibit Hall / Poster Viewing

3:30 - 4:00 PM

16 - The Role of Clinical Research Nurses in Minority Recruitment to Cancer Clinical Trials, Kristen Legor, JD, RN, OCN 

19 - Collaborative Conversations - Report of an UnMeeting on Academic Medical Center Clinics, Carolynn Jones, DNP, MSPH, RN, FAAN

4:00 - 4:15 PM

Closing Remarks

Time TBD

Global Interest, Networking, and Regional Meetings

Wednesday, October 21, 2020 - 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM EST

10:00 -10:45 AM

Committee Meetings (Visit Committees in Exhibit Hall)

11:00 -11:15 AM

Welcome - Jennifer Allison, IACRN President

11:15 - 12:30 PM

Closing Plenary: Christine Grady, Chief of the Department of Bioethics, NIH Clinical Center
Ethics and Professionalism in Crucial Pandemic Research

12:30 - 12:45 PM

Break / Visit Exhibit Hall / Poster Viewing

12:45 - 1:15 PM

55 - Formalized Professional Pathway for the Clinical Research Nurse Coordinator at Duke, Diane Bresch, RN, BSN, CCRC

57 - Moral Distress in Clinical Research Nurses, Brandi Showalter, MS, RN, CCRP

1:15 - 1:30 PM

Break / Visit Exhibit Hall / Poster Viewing

1:30 - 2:00 PM

24 - Left. Left. Left, Right, Left!: Supporting Competency and Standardizing Care Through a Pediatrics Clinical Research Nursing Bootcamp, Victoria Szenes, MS, RN, CPNP

50 - Facilitating Selection of Study Participants - The Collaborative Approach, Yelena Shames, MS, ACNP-BC, CNRN, CTNL

2:00 - 2:15 PM

Break / Visit Exhibit Hall / Poster Viewing

2:15 -2:45 PM

04 - Orienting New Hires to the CRN Role In the Community, Kerry Hennessy, MSN, RN, AOCN

47 - Budgeting for Clinical Research Nurse Time and Effort and Maximizing Revenue Recovery, Karin Avila, BA, MS and Ruth Ann Gordon, MSN, FNP-BC, OCN

2:45 - 3:00 PM

Closing Remarks

This activity has been submitted to the Ohio Nurses Association for approval to award contact hours. The Ohio Nurses Association is accredited as an approver of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. (OBN-001-91)

Please call Tricia Clarke at 443-640-1041 for more information about contact hours.

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Forest Hill, MD 21050, USA
443-640-1041 (Phone)
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