Reflection on transforming education: the scholarship of discovery
The next step would be to gain relevant experience by participating in internships, volunteering at organizations that conduct such studies, or even conducting independent research projects. Once these steps are complete it is important to make connections with other professionals in this field who can provide guidance while also helping open up potential job opportunities.
All in all there are numerous ways for nurses to become involved in clinical research and the key is to start early so that you have plenty of time to build your experience and expertise. With dedication and hard work nurses can play an integral role in advancing scientific knowledge as well as improving patient care over time.