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Clinical Research for Nurses

Drexel University

12 months
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About

The Clinical Research for Nurses program of Drexel University provides nurses with an opportunity to become leaders in an exciting and constantly-expanding field. Developed by Drexel’s top-ranked College of Nursing and Health Professions, the program is ideal for nurses interested in a career of leading medical innovation through creative problem-solving.

Overview

Key facts

The Clinical Research for Nurses program of Drexel University provides you with knowledge and skills in several critical areas including phases of clinical research investigation, new drug approval processes, drug protocol development, budgeting for clinical trials, informed consent, patient and family issues, business management and marketing for clinical trials, and applying FDA rules and regulations.

Career Opportunities

Nurses are in high-demand across the clinical research industry, and many potential employers exist outside of the hospital environment, especially with pharmaceutical and other scientific companies that produce, test and market new products. Graduates of this program go on to succeed in a wide range of professions:

  • Clinical Scientists
  • Clinical Trials Managers
  • Research Coordinators
  • Research Developers

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Confronting Issues in Contemporary Health Care Environments
  • Advanced Ethical Decision Making in Health Care
  • Quality and Safety in Healthcare
  • Research Methods and Biostatistics
  • Evaluation and Translation of Health Research
  • Advanced Pathophysiology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

47 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Bachelor of Science in Nursing from a program fully accredited by the National League of Nursing (NLN/ACEN) or the American Association Colleges of Nursing (AACN/CCNE)
  • Nurses with a non-nursing bachelor's may consider applying for the RN-BSN-MSN program to earn both a BSN and MSN concurrently, or apply to the RN to MSN Bridge Program
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Those with a lower GPA are encouraged to apply, but should ensure that relevant professional experience is included on their resume for evaluation 
  • A current, unrestricted United States RN license

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • This program is eligible for Financial Aid.

Funding

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