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IACRN 15th Anniversary

Annual Conference
Advancements in Clinical Research Nursing: Building Practice Excellence 2023

October 16-18, 2023
CYTO | PHL Cira Center
2929 Arch St.

Philadelphia, PA

The dynamic and complex global landscape of clinical research has an impact on the professional development activities for clinical research nurses (CRNs). Knowledge or skills vary widely, with new CRNs practicing at a novice level and others with more advanced knowledge and skills practicing at an expert level. Through the international specialty practice, CRNs make significant contributions to the clinical research enterprise. The 2023 conference will focus on advancement in clinical research nursing by validating, celebrating the accomplishments, and building the specialty practice.

Learn from and network with your CRN colleagues from around the globe at the IACRN Annual Conference!

View the agenda/program schedule (updated as of 9/5/23)

Below are just a few featured speakers and sessions:

Monday October 16

Keynote Session: The Many Roles of Nurses in Clinical Research Nursing

Carole Treston, RN, MPH, SCRN, FAAN

Executive Director
Association of Nurses in AIDS Care

Tuesday, October 17

Global Panel: The Impact of Professional Development - Voices from the Global Landscape of Clinical Research

Shannon Cox, MCR, BSN, RN; Noriko Fujiwara, RN, PhD, CRN-BC, OCNS, CCRP; Kelly Beer, RN, MACN; Jennifer Allison, RN, RSCN; Elizabeth Johnson, PhD, MS-CRM, RN

Wednesday, October 18

Plenary Session: Owning our Future, Building a Legacy: Clinical Research Nursing as a Profession, Science, and Specialty

Elizabeth Johnson, PhD, MS-CRM, RN

Assistant Professor, College of Nursing
Montana State University

Wednesday, October 18

IACRN Founders Panel: Back to the Future

Shaunagh Browning, DNP, RN, FNP-BC, CRN-BC; Margaret McCabe, PhD, RN, PNP-BC, CRN-BC; Mary Jane Williams, DNP, MPH, RN, NE-BC, CRN-BC

In addition:

  • Eight sets of breakout sessions
  • Roundtable sessions
  • Choice of a workshop session
  • Poster session

This nursing continuing professional development activity was approved by the Maryland Nurses Association, an accredited approver by The American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

International Association of Clinical Research Nurses

PO Box 7
Mullica Hill, NJ 08062, USA
(609) 519-9689 (Phone)

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