Journal article

Ward-Based Nurses' Knowledge and Attitudes Toward Clinical Trials: A Survey Study in Taiwan

Chi-Yin Kao, Bridget Hamilton, Yi-Fung Lin, Wen-Yu Hu

JOURNAL OF NURSING SCHOLARSHIP | WILEY | Published : 2019

Abstract

PURPOSES: Clinical trial education has not been extensively integrated into nursing education systems. Acute care nurses may lack sufficient knowledge when caring for admitted trial patients, which may negatively influence their attitudes toward clinical trials. The aim of this study was to explore ward-based nurses' knowledge and attitudes toward clinical trials. DESIGN AND METHODS: Ward-based nurses working in medical, surgical, and intensive care units in a medical center in Taiwan were approached to complete a questionnaire. The questionnaire was developed by the research team and included four parts: demographics, experience with clinical trials, clinical trial knowledge, and attitudes ..

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