The course is designed to Clinical Research Coordinators (Data Managers, Project Managers, Research Nurses, Radiation Technologists, etc.), with the aim to stimulate, improve and expand the collaboration; develop the different skills, roles and knowledge of those working within the clinical research environment.
Participation to the course will therefore have a positive impact upon quality and management of clinical trials. The aim of the course is to facilitate an in depth exploration of the administrative and practical issues related to clinical trials, based on an exchange of knowledge and experience by faculty and participants.
Key topics include: trial methodology, planning, nursing protocol, CRF development, workload assessment and costing, site management, roles and responsibilities, disease evaluation procedures, treatment outcome, informed consent content and process, adverse events and toxicity scoring, development of SOPs, EU clinical trials directives, audits, ethical aspects, quality of life.
This course has been listed as one of the deliverables from the EU FP7-funded EurocanPlatform project. For information on EurocanPlatform visit: http://www.eurocanplatform.eu