Presentation on theme: "State and Site Coordinator Responsibilities Nancy Spector, PhD, RN Director of Regulatory Innovations Renee Nicholas, Coordinator, Regulatory Innovations."— Presentation transcript:
State and Site Coordinator Responsibilities Nancy Spector, PhD, RN Director of Regulatory Innovations Renee Nicholas, Coordinator, Regulatory Innovations
Oversight of study NCSBN four dedicated staff members Research advisory panel Three state coordinators
Oversight of Study Each site has a site coordinator Site coordinator kick-off meeting Control and intervention calls monthly
State Coordinator Deb Bacharz, Illinois Ashley Trantham, North Carolina Joyce Zurmehly, Ohio o Lea Yoakem, Research Assistant
State Coordinator Major Goal: Ensure integrity of the study
State Coordinator Assist with compliance of the study protocol Intermediary between NCSBN and sites
State Coordinator Develop rapport with the site coordinators If needed, step in as a site coordinator
State Coordinator Assist with IRB process: Initial and ongoing Provide training for sites, as needed
State Coordinator Monitor new nurse/preceptor/manager enrollment Tracking of progress of site coordinator data submission
State Coordinator Tracking of progress of new nurse, preceptor, and manager surveys Tracking of preceptor and new nurse training
State Coordinator Will connect regularly with NCSBN staff Will connect regularly with site coordinators
State Coordinator Always available for questions NCSBN is a resource too: Or
Site Coordinator Goal also to ensure integrity of the study That important site contact
Site Coordinator Maintain compliance with study protocol IRB submission Timing is key – Start early! Central IRB Forms CITI training Consent forms – amendments State Coordinator is here to help
Site Coordinator Nurses in both the intervention and control groups will need to review, understand and sign an informed consent form in order to become a study participant Once the consent form is signed, the new nurse, preceptor and nurse manager (intervention group) may be enrolled
Site Coordinator Enroll new nurses, preceptors and nurse managers (intervention group) New nurse enrollment based on inclusion/exclusion criteria Facilitate preceptor training module in intervention group – Begin March 1 st Develop rapport with new nurses and preceptors
Site Coordinator Survey submission and timelines Module completion during the first 3 months Assist with collecting time spent on modules Reminders when surveys are overdue
Site Coordinator Ensuring institutional support Allotted time during the work day to complete surveys and modules (intervention group) Opportunities for participation in committees, etc.
Site Coordinator Complete an institutional demographics and outcomes survey at the beginning of the study, at 12 months, and at the end of the study Survey will be available online with your site coordinator user ID and password Start early and ask questions!
Site Coordinator Focus groups: Challenges/solutions Cost/benefit
Site Coordinator Monthly Conference Calls Dial-in number: Conference code: INTERVENTIONCONTROL Illinois 1 st Tuesday of every month from 3 – 4pm, central 2 nd Tuesday of every month from 3 – 4pm, central North Carolina 1 st Wednesday of every month from 1 – 2 pm, central 1 st Wednesday of every month from 2 – 3pm, central Ohio 3 rd Tuesday of every month from 1 – 2pm, central 3 rd Wednesday of every month from 1 – 2pm, central
Site Coordinator Many resources: Laminated Cards Posters Brochures Newsletters Site Coordinator Manual State Coordinator Each other! Conference calls Discussion forum
Site Coordinator You are pivotal to the success of the study!