Office for Human Subjects Protection Core Training - Module 5 Recruitment and Retention

The goal of the core training modules is to cultivate advanced understanding of research topics. Each of the ten learning modules covers a different topic area.

Learning Objectives
  1. Summarize various recruitment methods and evaluate the appropriate application of recruitment methods based on the nature of the research
  2. Describe how to assess study feasibility as it relates to subject recruitment and retention
  3. Explain how community engagement can maximize potential subject recruitment
  4. Apply best practices for subject retention throughout the course of a study
Scientific concepts and research design
Ethical and participant safety considerations
Clinical trial operations
Study and site management
Time Required
1 hour
Delivery Method
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Submitted by CLIC Admin on Sun, 01/10/2021 - 23:11 . Last modified on 02/18/2021