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Clinical Research Nurse Video

The International Association of Clinical Research Nurses (IACRN) is an organization that advocates and educates the nursing research community domestically and internationally. As a Research Nurse, it is still common to hear "What is a Research Nurse?", "What does a Research Nurse do?", "Are Research Nurses real Nurses?". The IACRN would like to create a video of Research Nurses across the community to answer these questions and it will be used as part of the IACRN October 2021 conferenceWe would like to honor research nurses and provide an opportunity for you to tell your own story and highlight the many opportunities to clinical research.

The video instructions and several questions to choose from to discuss in your video are provided below.

Directions: Record a video using your smart phone, tablet, or webcam up to five (5) minutes answering one (1) to three (3) of the following questions below. We would like a good variety of questions and answers for editing purposes.

  1. Why did you become a nurse?
  2. Why did you get into clinical research?
  3. What is the role of the Research Nurse?
  4. Explain a "day in the life of" a Research Nurse.
  5. What do you like most about your role as a Research Nurse?
  6. How important is it to belong to an organization like IACRN?
  7. What are the benefits of belonging to IACRN?
  8. How does the Research Nurse impact the quality and safety of the clinical trial?
  9. How is the Research Nurse involved in clinical trial patient care and patient safety?
  10. Can you explain your training as a Research Nurse?
  11. What is the most complicated part of your job as a Clinical Research Nurse?
  12. Can you tell a story of your most memorable clinical research patient or clinical trial you worked on?
  13. How has COVID-19 changed the way you perform your job as a Research Nurse?
  14. How important is clinical research in the treatment of patients?
  15. What role does the Research Nurse play in the monitoring and reporting of safety data?
  16. What is good clinical practice and how does the Research Nurse utilize these principals?
  17. Anything else you feel is important to highlight about the contributions of Research Nurses.

Things to think about before creating your video:

  • Make sure your clothing attire is appropriate; wear solid colors
  • Make sure your location is appropriate. Film your video in your home, at the clinic/hospital, or another appropriate environment.
  • Your video background should be clean. Make sure your lighting is good and that there is no background noise.

Please send your video via email to Doyle Bosque at dbosque@mdanderson.org. Please contact Doyle for any questions.

International Association of Clinical Research Nurses

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

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