International Transplant Nurses Society
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ITNS Research

The Bright Study
Building Research Initiative Group: Chronic Illness Management and Adherence in Transplantation

The Bright StudyITNS is in the planning phase of an International Multi-Center Adherence Study in collaboration with Leuven-Basel Compliance Research Group under the leadership of Sabina De Geest, PhD, RN. This study aims to address an important gap in the literature: gaining a better understanding of healthcare system and health care team related factors associated with non-adherence to the immunosuppressive regimen. Download The Bright Study (PDF)

Research Special Interest Group

Learn about the goals of the Research Special Interest Group and find out how to join. Visit Research Special Interest Group

Research Guides

The Research Committee has developed several guides to assist the transplant nurse in locating and using Evidence-Based resources to improve their nursing care and on how to share their experience and research with others. Visit Research Guides

Research Resources and Tools

We developed informational tables to help you locate research instruments and tools that have been used with transplant subjects. Visit Research Resources and Tools 

ITNS Research Grant Guidelines Application

ITNS Research Grant Guidelines and Application