J 03 SPECIAL SESSION: Conducting Clinical Research: Strategies for Success

Thursday, 2 August 2012: 8:30 AM-9:45 AM
Description/Overview: Interpreting, conducting and using research in practice are important aspects of professional nursing. Yet, it is often difficult for nurses to devote time to these activities as the daily demands of practice often take precedence. Developing expertise in critiquing and conducting clinical research helps to ensure best practices. The purpose of this presentation is to provide nurses with an update on issues related to using research, highlighting strategies to increase research capacity to improve clinical practice.
Learner Objective #1: review challenges to conducting clinical research.
Learner Objective #2: discuss strategies for addressing challenges to conducting clinical research.
Organizer:  Ruth M. Kleinpell, RN, PhD, FAAN, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL