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Guidance on pursuing a career in nursing research

  • RCN accredited
  • Peer reviewed
  • Certificate
  • Learning time: 02 hrs
  • Last updated: 2019
  • Link to RCNi portfolio

This learning module discusses the importance of the nurse’s role in clinical research and explores how nurses can pursue a research-focused career. Nursing as an evidence-based profession that uses the latest and best studies to improve nursing practice and patient outcomes is highlighted.

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Tonks (Josephine) Nicola Fawcett, Professor of student learning (nurse education), Nursing Studies, School of Health in Social Science, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh.
Corrienne McCulloch, Critical care research nurse, Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Facility NHS Lothian, and doctoral student in nursing studies, University of Edinburgh.


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