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Research Basics: June 2017
Fri, Jun 23, 2017, 2:00 PM – Mon, Jul 10, 2017, 4:30 PM EDT
The Research Basics workshop series is designed to introduce research team members who have less than two years of research experience or who are new to research at U-M to basic concepts in clinical research. This three-part series engages participants and provides opportunities for skill building and learning. Maximum benefit will be gained by attending all three sessions, but it is not required. All sessions are held at Danto Auditorium.
Fundamentals of Data Management (June 23, 2017)
- Essential Documents and Good Clinical Practice (June 29, 2017)
- Conducting and Obtaining Valid Informed Consent (July 10, 2017)
REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
The Fundamentals of Data Management: Integrating Data Quality into the Clinical Research Process
June 23, 2017 - 2:00 - 4:30 pm
This course outlines basic data management concepts and the tools used by Data Managers to improve data quality. You will learn to speak the language of data management and discover how the concepts presented can be applied to the everyday management of research data. Topics include Case Report Form development, basic database design, and an overview of the processes used by data managers to reduce errors and identify unexpected or illogical results. No prior data management experience or technical background is necessary.
Essential Documents and Good Clinical Practice
June 29, 2017 - 2:00 - 4:30 pm
Topics in this session will help explain how GCP impacts the clinical research process and will examine root causes of non-compliance. We will explore actions to prevent research non-compliance, define source documents, list techniques for maintaining accurate source documents, and learn to recognize common errors.
Conducting and Obtaining Valid Informed Consent
July 10, 2017 - 2:00 - 4:30 pm
This session outlines the process of obtaining valid informed consent and will give you the opportunity to demonstrate necessary language and communication skills when interacting with potential study participants and their families.