Key topics include the importance of diversity in clinical trials, barriers and facilitators to participation in clinical research, community engagement, effective communication, educating about clinical trials, provider outreach, effective prescreening and enrollment, person-centered consent, and retention.
Anyone with the potential to recruit can benefit from this course, whether working in a clinical setting or in the community.
The Faster Together, Enhancing the Recruitment of Minorities in Clinical Trials offered by Coursera in partnership with Vanderbilt University is split into 8 weeks. You may work at your own pace and finish the course faster, if you would like. We encourage you to take the quizzes to help you learn the material.
The course is free to enroll and take. You will be offered the option of purchasing a certificate of completion, which you will receive if you successfully complete the course requirements. This can be an excellent way of staying motivated! Financial aid is also available.
We would like to acknowledge the following members from the Center for Knowledge Management at Vanderbilt University Medical Center for their expertise and ongoing insightful contribution in the development and implementation of the course: Sheila Kusnoor, PhD, Elizabeth Frakes, MSIS, Helen Naylor, MS, Mallory Blasingame, MA, Taneya Koonce, MSLS, MPH, and Nunzia Bettinsoli Giuse, MD, MLS.
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- Understanding the Need to Increase Minority Recruitment in Clinical Trials
- Key Principles of Community Engagement
- Reaching Out Into the Community: Effective Communication
- Educating Potential Research Participants
- Outreach with Community Healthcare Providers
- Effective Screening, Education, and Decision Support
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