Strategies for training and supporting CR nurses

November 2008
Clinical Trials Administrator;Nov2008, Vol. 6 Issue 11, p123
The article looks at different strategies for training and supporting clinical research (CR) nurses. Investigators and clinical trial (CT) sites should dispel the myth that CT participants or medical workers are guinea pigs. According to Mark Rothstein, director of the Bioethics Institute at the University of Louisville School of Medicine, new research nurses should understand how placebo-controlled trials work. Rothstein also emphasizes the need to teach nurses about the main difference between CT research and clinical care.


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