INFORMATION SHEET FOR PARTICIPATION IN RESEARCH STUDY
NURSES' PERCEPTIONS OF CHANGE OF SHIFT REPORT
You are being asked to participate in a research study conducted by Maggie Freeman, a graduate student at DePaul University, as a requirement to obtain her Masters degree. We are asking you because we are trying to learn more about nurses' opinions regarding change of shift report. This study will take about 10 minutes of your time. If you agree to be in this study, you will be asked to fill out the following survey. The survey will include questions about your demographic information and your opinions and views regarding the different types of shift report. You can choose not to participate. There will be no negative consequences if you decide not to participate or change your mind later.
In order to participate, you must be fluent in English, and a current nurse, former nurse, or nursing student with some floor experience.
If you have questions about this study, please contact Maggie Freeman at email@example.com, or by phone at 513.461.8969. You may also contact this study's faculty advisor, Dr. Barbara Harris, at firstname.lastname@example.org
If you have questions about your rights as a research subject, you may contact Susan Loess-Perez, DePaul University’s Director of Research Protections at 312-362-7593 or by email at email@example.com.
You may print a copy of this for your records.
Please click "NEXT" if you agree to participate and continue with the survey.
Version [27 January 2009]