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    • 19 Dec 2018
    • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • Webinar

    Since 2005 the use of oral agents in clinical trials has increased and exponential growth is expected. In clinical trials with oral agents, participants may not be adhering to self-administration of study medications. Approximately 50 % of nurses observe non-adherence to oral medication regimens. The CRN is positioned to educate research participants, care givers, and study team members on the importance of oral medication adherence. This session will highlight the importance of oral medication adherence in clinical trials and identify potential barriers to adherence and tips to improve adherence to oral medications in clinical trials.

    Presented by:


      Tamara Kempken Mehring, MSN, BSN, RN

      Clinical Research Unit Clinical Nurse Specialist

      University Hospital

      Madison, WI


      Sharon Flynn, RN, MS, ANP-BC, AOCNS, BMTCN

      Nurse Practitioner

      Clinical Center Nursing Department

      National Institutes of Health

      Bethesda, MD

      KC Clevenger, PhD, CPN, RN

      Chief Nursing Officer

      Wilmot Cancer Institute

      University of Rochester Medical Center

      Rochester, NY


    This webinar is hosted by Complion. Complion will provide all registered attendees with a certificate of attendance for self-reporting continuing education credits, within 72 hours of the live presentation. CLICK HERE to register.  

    For Nurse Attendees

    IACRN will be providing their members FREE contact hours, non-IACRN members can purchase for $10.  After the webinar, nurses will receive an email from IACRN outlining instructions to complete the evaluation and receive the contact hours.


    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 continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s commission on Accreditation. (OBN-001-91).

    Disclosure: To receive full contact-hour credit (one contact hour) for this CNE activity, you must: be registered, attend at least 80% of the webinar, and complete an on-line evaluation. A conflict of interest occurs when an individual has an opportunity to affect educational content about health-care products or services of a commercial company with which she/he has a financial relationship. The planners and presenters of this CNE activity have disclosed no relevant financial relationships with any com

    • 14 Jan 2019
    • 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • Webinar

    Have you thought about submitting an abstract for the IACRN conference but just never got around to it or didn’t know where to start?

    Do you have a good idea, but don’t know what to do with it?

    Do you have tips for clinical research nurses that you would like to share?

    If you answer yes, to any of these questions, please consider attending the abstract writing webinar. This webinar will provide general information about the conference abstracts, review tips and suggestions for developing and preparing an abstract, identify topics for abstract submission and describe the criteria and process for submitting an abstract for the 2019 IACRN conference.

    To Register click below!


    You will receive a confirmation email from Zoom with a link to join the webinar.

    *Note: if this is your first time using Zoom it will require that you set up a free account to access the webinar software. You only have to do this one time and it takes approximately one minute to do so.

    About the Presenter:

    Liz Ness brings with her over 35 years of nursing experience and 24 years of clinical research experience. Currently, she is the Director of the Office of Education and Compliance at the Center for Cancer Research (CCR), part of the intramural research program (IRP), at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, MD. Her primary responsibilities include coordinating, developing and evaluating both educational and quality management activities for the CCR. Liz is active member of IACRN serving on the Education Committee and the Conference Planning Committee is a co-editor for the IACRN Core Curriculum. In addition to local presentations, Liz has presented nationally and internationally on topics related to clinical trials and professional development. Liz is also a teaching assistant at Drexel’s School of Nursing in the clinical trial research program.

    • 18 Jan 2019
    • 12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
    • Virtual (Zoom.US)

    IACRN Board of Directors Meeting

    • 24 Apr 2019
    • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    • Webinar

    Complion Webinar
    April 24, 2019: 1-2pm EST

    Topic: To be announced

    • 07 May 2019
    • 10 May 2019

    Program Includes:

    • Attendance at joint meetings with all visitors and host organisations.
    • Attendance at the UK Celebration of Clinical Research Nurses Annual Conference Day which celebrates International Nurses Day and where we celebrate the vital contribution of clinical research nurses to future health solutions.
    • The whole program is designed to improve our awareness and understanding of alternative approaches to clinical research delivery in the context of different research systems.
    • You will be hosted at clinical research facilities across the UK and Ireland.
    • The study program will be free of charge to visitors.
    For more info contact:

    UKCRF Network: 

    Sophie Black: UKCRF.network@nihr.ac.uk

    IACRN UK and Ireland Branch:

     Jennifer Allison: Jennifer.Allison@uhs.nhs.uk

    Gordon Hill: Gordon.Hill@gcu.ac.uk

    • 25 Sep 2019
    • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    • Webinar

    Complion Webinar
    September 25, 2019: 1-2pm EST

    Topic: To be announced

    • 21 Oct 2019
    • 23 Oct 2019
    • Hilton Philadelphia - City Avenue, Philadelphia, PA USA

    Save the Date

    October 21-23, 2019
    Hilton Philadelphia - City Avenue
    Philadelphia, PA USA

    2019 Theme: Clinical Research Nursing: Creating Excellence, Innovation, and Value in the Evolving Clinical Research Enterprise

    Soon to be announced:

    • Call for 2019 Abstracts for Podium and Poster presentations
    • Sponsorship & Involvement Opportunities
    Registration Opening Spring 2019 for Attendees.

    • 18 Dec 2019
    • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    • Webinar

    Complion Webinar
    December 18, 2019: 1-2pm EST

    Topic: To be announced

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