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should be explained to the applicant as well as measures which will be implemented to assure that their privacy and anonymity will be preserved. In research studies the APN’s priority is advocating for patient safety, autonomy and rights. The goal for the APN is to improve outcomes and quality of care based on the most current evidence.Reference:Fouka, G., & Mantzorou, M. (2019). What are the Major Ethical Issues in Conducting Research? Is There a Conflict Between the Research Ethics and the Nature of Nursing? Health Science Journal. Retrieved from -conflict-between-the-research-ethics-and-the-nature-of-nursing.php?aid=3485Susanne Caviness
1 posts Re: Topic 7 DQ 2 Responsibility of Research NurseClinical research is vital for finding new treatments and improving patient care. Research nurses ensure clinical research studies run smoothly and that participants are safe and fully informed. The responsibilities of the research nurse include the following (Pick):1.Research nurses need a thorough understanding of the research process and terminology, and in-depth knowledge of the specialty under investigation.2.The nurses play a key role as patient advocate, ensuring patients’ safety and protection, and that patients are well supported throughout the research study.3.Research nurses need a wide range of skills including management and organizational skills, teaching and mentoring, communication and IT skills including word processing, spreadsheets, database and presentation software, and the ability to undertake internet searches.4.Collaboration and cooperation with other researchers and members of the multidisciplinary team is crucial for successful research.Patient advocacy is one of the most important of the research nurse’s responsibilities. The International Conference Harmonisation Good Clinical Practice guide emphases the protection, safety and wellbeing of trial participants must be a priority - no one taking part in clinical trials should be harmed Prompt reporting of adverse events is fundamental to patient protection and a responsibility ofthe research nurse. An adverse event is an unfavorable change in health or suspected side-effect experienced by a participant, which does not necessarily have to have a causal relationship with the treatment they are receiving (Pick)Not all nursing research is done in the lab or the library or online. Important research is conducted at the bedside. The clinical practice dimensions of the research nurse include providing direct nursing care and teaching to the research participants. The research nurse monitors the participant and reports any potential adverse events to the chief of the research team, and also ensures all the data is documented properly . The research nurse has responsibility for human subject protection. This process includes (Joby):1.assuring informed consent2.supporting the participant in in defining her reasons and goals to participate in the study,3.collaborating with the team to address ethical conflicts and minimize subject risk,4.serving as one of the facility’s IRB members5.managing her own potential ethical and financial conflicts of interest.