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IACRN 16th Annual Conference

The Westin Alexandria Old Town

400 Courthouse Square

Alexandria, VA, USA

October 18-20, 2024!

The dynamic and complex global landscape of clinical research has an impact on the professional development activities for clinical research nurses (CRNs). Knowledge and skills vary widely, with new CRNs practicing at a novice level and others with advanced knowledge and skills practicing at an expert level. Through the international specialty practice, CRNs make significant contributions to the clinical research enterprise. The 2024 conference will focus on advancement in clinical research nursing by validating, celebrating the accomplishments, and building the specialty practice.

This year we are seeking submissions for:

Potential categories for topics for the 2024 conference include:

    • Research Ethics & Protection of Research Participants
    • Informed Consent
    • Protocol Development, Review and Approval
    • Financial: Study Feasibility and Billing Compliance
    • Recruitment and Retention
    • Roles and Responsibilities of the Clinical Research Nurse and Research Team
    • Study Conduct and Participant Care
    • Data and Safety Monitoring and Reportable Events
    • Research Site Management
    • Professional Development
    • Participant Focused Case Discussions
    • And more! Please review our list of suggested topics.

    Important Deadlines:

    Submissions Open: Tuesday, February 27, 2024

    Submission Deadline: Wednesday, April 17, 2024

    Letters Sent: Week of May 15, 2024

    Before submitting your work, review the Submission Instructions and Scoring Details.

    *NEW FOR 2024* All submission types are accepted in Oxford Abstracts! When you're ready, please click the link that represents your format.

    This activity has been submitted to Maryland Nurses Association for approval to award contact hours. Maryland Nurses Association is accredited as an approver of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

    Please contact for more information about contact hours.

    Why Should You Attend the IACRN Conference?

    Need help convincing your manager that you should attend the IACRN 16th Anniversary Conference? Here are six reasons you and your organization will benefit from your attendance at the IACRN conference.

    1. Solutions: Connect with experts and peers to discover solutions for relevant research related issues and develop a culture of learning for your team.
    2. Quality: Attend plenary presentations, breakout sessions, and roundtable discussions that will help you explore successful quality strategies that can be applied globally.
    3. Innovation: Find inspiration in presentations on practice innovations that will impart new ideas to take back your organization.
    4. Opportunity: Experience new opportunities at the conference that will contribute value to your organization and research team.
    5. Value: Learn from interactive sessions, engaging content, and gain a great overall experience and continuing education credits.
    6. Network: Establish professional contacts for collaboration, information sharing, and resource sharing.

    International Association of Clinical Research Nurses

    PO Box 7
    Mullica Hill, NJ 08062, USA
    (609) 519-9689 (Phone)

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