Take your nursing career to new heights
Are you a passionate nurse with a thirst for knowledge and a desire to make a difference? Our Emerging Research Leader program (ERLP) is designed to empower nurses like you to embark on an exciting research journey.
What’s in it for you?
Our mission: ‘Shaping Health, Advancing Nursing’ — At ACN, we’re committed to nurturing the next generation of nursing leaders. We believe that by fostering research skills, we can keep nursing practice and healthcare at the cutting edge, ensuring top-notch person-centered care for all.
Invest in yourself: This program is your opportunity to supercharge your professional growth. As you delve into the world of research, you’ll also have the chance to publish your findings as the lead author, all while receiving valuable research grants.
What’s ERLP All About?
- It’s your gateway to building a solid research foundation.
- It’s about sowing the seeds of innovation, led by nurses, for nurses.
- It’s where your ideas take root and transform into essential evidence through an investigative journey.
- It’s your chance to be guided by nursing research champions, who will mentor you towards crafting a final paper ready for publication.
ACN and ACN Foundation – Paving the way to a brighter future
We’re on a mission to shape the future of nursing knowledge and evidence-based nursing practice, and we’re doing it through the groundbreaking Emerging Research Leader Program (ERLP).
Commit to Success
Our program spans a dynamic 9 months of discovery, mentorship, and practical research skill development. It comes with the added support of a generous $10,000 grant from the ACN Foundation.
Ready to shape the future of nursing and elevate your own career along the way? Join us, and together, we’ll make waves in the world of nursing research!
Embark on a 9-month journey with our senior nurse researchers
Break through barriers with the Emerging Research Leader program.
Dive into our dynamic program modules
Achieve your goals with our program objectives
- Embrace Foundational Research Skills: Demonstrate a solid grasp of nursing research fundamentals.
- Transform Practice Issues into Research Questions: Craft research questions that address real-world challenges.
- Navigate Various Research Designs: Distinguish between different research design approaches.
- Uphold Ethical and Legal Responsibilities: Interpret the ethical and legal aspects of being a nurse researcher.
- Master the Art of Research Evidence: Become an expert in critiquing and synthesizing research evidence.
- Amplify Your Findings Through Publications: Share your discoveries with the world via impactful research publications.
Ready to embark on this transformative journey? Your success story begins here!
Become an ACN Research Mentor
Throughout the program, each participant is supported by an experienced Research Mentor. Among others, mentors provide guidance for the development of a manuscript to be published in a peer-reviewed journal.
Prospective mentors are expected to demonstrate expertise and active engagement in the research field. Ideal candidates will meet one or more of the following criteria:
- Academic excellence: Holding a PhD
- Proven research experience:
- A track record of research publications, project completions, and successful grant applications.
- Active involvement in research, demonstrated by a recent or ongoing project.
- At least two peer-reviewed journal publications in the last 12 months.
- Commitment to mentoring: Ability to maintain regular meetings with mentee (e.g. every three/three weeks).
How to apply
Interested in making a difference? Please express your interest by sending your CV along with an overview of your mentoring philosophy, expectations of the mentor-mentee partnership, and your capacity to commit to this role.
Submit your application to firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday 8 December 2023.