International Transplant Nurses Society
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Research Special Interest Group (SIG)

The Research Interest Group has the following goals for the coming year including to:

  • Support an international, multi-site, collaborative research project related to adherence in the transplant population.
  • Disseminate the Scope and Standards for Transplant Nursing Practice.
  • Publish transplant nursing (staff nurse, coordinator, Advanced Practice Nurse) competencies
  • Develop transplant nursing (staff nurse, coordinator, Advanced Practice Nurse) clinical ladders.
  • Enhance communication among those interested in research through use of the member list and newsletter.
  • Develop additional research informational flyers on pertinent research topics for ITNS members.
  • Develop and disseminate evidenced-based practice pocket guide for medication adherence.
  • Develop pocket guide for motivational interviewing in practice.
  • Conduct Research/EBP Workshop at the 2017 ITNS Annual Symposium.
  • Continue to award ITNS research grants.
  • Collaborate with Education Committee on High Risk Patient Education Material.
  • Conduct pain management research project.
  • Encourage, support, and explore interdisciplinary research projects.

If you are interested in joining our efforts, please contact Laura A. Taylor, PhD RN ANEF by e-mail This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it