Clinical Trials and the Nurse’s Role with Safety Reporting
Develop your manuscript on an area of special interest that explores the advanced role specialty of the graduate-prepared research nurse as a member of a multidisciplinary research team.
This paper will include a full, extensive Review of Literature, and authoritative, primary evidence from: Use Headings for Each Topic
? Good clinical practice (GCP) source(s), e.g., regulations, guidance documents.
? One ANA course reference?Code of Ethics or Scope and Standards of Practice.
? One evidence-based (EB) research nursing course reference?Clinical Research Nurse Domain of Practice or Oncology Clinical Trials Nurse Competencies.
o Strong thesis statement
o Background of study
o Define the area of special interest
o Review of Literature
o Nursing Practice and the Safety of the Patient
o Medication Management and the Safety of the Patient
o Patient Security in the Hospital
o Challenges Facing the adoption of the Patient Safety
o ANA ? American Nurses Association) Code ? Pick one ANA
o Good Clinical Practice Resource (References) ? Pick Two
o Comprehensive Evidence
A clear, prominent, early thesis statement is essential for this ongoing assignment
The manuscript is prepared using the American Psychological Association (APA) style manual. At this point in your MSN studies, you are expected to be proficient with APA style.
NURS 582 Fall 2015
Instructions for Review of the Literature (ROL) Paper
Using the topic approved by the professors, you will begin to develop your publishable manuscript by writing a review of the literature (ROL) paper. Oermann& Hays (2016) discuss reviewing & writing a literature review in chapter 4.
The objective is to identify & discuss what is available (and maybe missing) in the published nursing literature on your topic.
• Review 5 articles, each authored by at least one RN& published since 2005 in a peer-reviewed, indexed journal.
o Articles published within 5 years are typically seen as more current.
• Paper length:6-16 pages (1,500-2,000 words), not including title, abstract, search history table(s), and reference pages.
• Use APA for setting-up, formatting, and organizing your paper (American Psychological Association, 2010).
• Your paper should have these sections:
o Title page
o Abstract page with keywords
o Introduction (not labeled as such)
? Include a clear, prominent, thesis statement in your introduction.
? Your thesis is ONE sentence.
? Bold or highlight your thesis statement.
o Literature Review
o Results (or Findings)
o Conclusion (or Limitations, or Next Steps)
o Search History table(s)
• Catania (2012) and Broach (2015) are not ROL papers, but have examples of search history tables. Course Reserves.
• Submit as a Turnitin assignment (see upload link below.)
o For information and help on Turnitin go to the Drexel Resourceslink on the left menu.
o Upload your paper before the due date to check your similarity.
Publishable, scholarly writing is a learned skill that takes practice & patience. You will continue to develop your publishable manuscript through your practicum course (NURS 585).
Carefully read the grading rubric for this assignment below. You must receive a minimum grade of 82 on this paper to pass each course regardless of your weighted grade.
American Psychological Association. (2010). Publication manual of the American Psychological Association (6th ed.). Washington, DC: Author.
Broach, D. (2015).Integration of clinical research documentation in electronic health records.CIN: Computers, Informatics, Nursing, 33(4), 142-149.
Catania, C. (2012). Clinical trial nurse’s role in safety reporting.Nursing Forum, 47(1), 18-26.
Huang, X., O’Connor, M., Ke, L-S.,& Lee, S. (2014). Ethical and methodological issues in qualitative health research involving children: A systematic review. Nursing Ethics, 1-88. Advance online publication. doi:10.1177/0969733014564102
Oermann, M. H., & Hays, J. C. (2016). Writing for publication in nursing (3rd ed.). New York, NY:Springer Publishing Co.
Watson, R. (2006). Writing an abstract. Nurse Author & Editor, 16(4). Retrieved from http://www.nurseauthoreditor.com/article.asp?id=60