Home About us Editorial board Search Ahead of print Current issue Archives Submit article Instructions Subscribe Contacts Login 
  • Users Online: 832
  • Home
  • Print this page
  • Email this page

The oncology clinical research nurse study co-ordinator: Past, present, and future

 Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA

Correspondence Address:
Elizabeth Ness,
Director, Office of Education and Compliance, Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD
Login to access the Email id

Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/apjon.apjon_10_20

Clinical research nursing is a specialty practice that has evolved over the past century. Clinical research nurses (CRNs) work directly (e.g., direct care provider and advance clinician) or indirectly (e.g., manager, educator, and study co-ordinator) to support clinic research. For more than 50 years, oncology nurses have contributed to the body of evidence describing and validating the responsibilities and importance of the nurse in clinical research, especially the study co-ordinator role. This article will focus on the CRN study co-ordinator role in oncology clinical trials highlighting the historical evolution of the role, the contributions of dedicated members of the Oncology Nursing Society, and the future landscape of clinical research nursing through the International Association of CRNs.

 Table of Contents

  Search Pubmed for
    -  Ness E
 Citation Manager
 Access Statistics
 Reader Comments
 Email Alert *
 Add to My List *
 * Requires registration (Free)

 Article Access Statistics
    PDF Downloaded0    

Recommend this journal