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Research Participant Advocacy and the Informed Consent Process - 11/9/2021 is a Course

Research Participant Advocacy and the Informed Consent Process - 11/9/2021

Starts Nov 9, 2021


Full course description

LIVE SESSION: Tuesday, November 9, 2021 @2:00pm-3:00pm, Zoom

REd Synchronous classes are taught by subject matter experts, and provide both fundamental and advanced skills training in flipped classroom format. These classes are offered live (currently, via Zoom), wherein participants will attend and participate in the 1-hour live lecture/presentation. Participants will be required to work pre-class and post-class activities outside the classroom. These activities can include: readings, videos, etc.

Class Description: The process of informed consent will be considered from the research participant's perspective. Topics covered include Good Clinical Practice (GCP) when addressing participant questions and concerns, how the informed consent process can be improved for the participant, how Health Literacy impacts the informed consent process in clinical research, and what a therapeutic misconception is and how can it be avoided. These topics and more will be the focus of discussion in this open forum presentation.


Objectives: At the conclusion of this class, you should be able to:

  • Describe research thru the eyes of the participant, who are you offering research opportunities too, who's not being represented in your research?
  • Discuss tips to effectively communicate the required elements of consent.
  • Identify when someone has a low health literacy level and still have a meaningful informed consent discussion.
  • Identify potential misunderstandings your participants may have.

Class Duration: Total duration for synchronous classes are approximately 2 hours. Those two (2) hours will be broken down into:

  • A live session which will take approximately 1 hour (45-minute presentation and 15-minute Q&A) and;
  • Pre and Post-work activities which will take approximately 1 hour, in total.

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