This latest edition of Resources for Nursing Research provides a comprehensive bibliography of sources on nursing research and includes references for books, journal papers and Internet resources. This Fourth Edition covers the disciplines of nursing, health care, and the social sciences.

Research Roles and Careers

Research roles and careers

Research Roles and Careers

There are a variety of roles that nurses may have in relation to research and all are important to ensure that professional practice is based on firm foundations. Some nurses will conduct research, others will facilitate this process and most will be informed consumers. Each role will require different levels of knowledge and skill that nurses may acquire at varying periods in their professional careers.

Definition [See Appendix D for Source]

Research assistant – the individual who assists the principal investigator with such activities as subject recruitment, data collection and data analysis


3.16.1 Andre, R. & Frost, P.J. (eds) (1996) Researchers hooked on teaching: noted scholars discuss the synergy's of teaching and research. London: Sage ISBN 0761906223 References

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