Vision - Enhancing clinical research quality and safety through specialized nursing practice.

Mission - The International Association of Clinical Research Nurses is a professional nursing organization.  Its purpose is to define, validate and advance clinical research nursing as a specialty practice and to support the professional development of registered nurses who directly or indirectly impact the care of clinical research participants across all clinical specialties.

Core Curriculum for Clinical Research Nursing
Call for Chapter Reviewers

The International Association of Clinical Research Nurses (IACRN) is seeking chapter reviewers for the first edition of the Core Curriculum for Clinical Research Nursing. Reviewing a chapter for this groundbreaking publication establishes expertise and recognition among those in the specialty.

Expected Publication Date: Early 2019

Reviewing Timeframe: March-April, 2018

Chapter List
  • Fundamentals of Clinical Research Nursing
  • Overview of Clinical Research
  • The Ethical Context of Clinical Research
  • Human Subjects Protection
  • Protocol Review and Approval
  • Informed Consent
  • Study Feasibility
  • Recruitment and Retention of Research Participants
  • Drug/Device Development Process
  • Roles and Responsibilities of the CRN and Research Team
  • Study Conduct and Participant Care
  • Reportable Events and Data and Safety Monitoring
  • Professional Role Development
  • Glossary of Terms
Reviewer Qualification
  • Experience in the chapter content
  • Member of IACRN (preferred)
  • Prior publication experience (preferred)
  • Experience with MSWord – Including commenting and track-changes
  • Availability for reviewing during the timeframes
Reviewer Assignment
  • Review one or more blinded chapter manuscripts for content accuracy, logical flow, and understandability
  • Provide comments on the manuscript using the MSWord commenting and track-changes function
  • Return feedback by the due date
Submission Process
Email curriculum vitae (CV) with brief cover letter to by the deadline. Indicate how many chapters you are willing to review and which chapter content would match your experience.

Submission Deadline: November 15, 2017

Reviewer Notification: December 15, 2017
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