CenterWatch Announces -- Best Practices for Facilitating Pediatric Clinical Trials: How to Recruit and Retain Patients Webinar, March 20, 2019

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Up for the challenges of a pediatric clinical trial? Institute of Advanced Clinical Trials for Children veterans provides guidance.

FALLS CHURCH, Va., March 6, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Best Practices for Facilitating Pediatric Clinical Trials How

to Recruit and Retain Patients **A CenterWatch Webinar** Wednesday, March 20, 2019, 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. EDT

Those who conduct pediatric trials are well aware that children are not just small adults.

What dosage form to use… what are the negative effects of taste-masking… what additional tests will a child need that may affect the quality of life… how long will the treatment be safe and effective as the child grows?

These are just a few of the challenges trial sites face.

Lisa Benson, BS, CCRP, CRCP and Janelle Allen, BS, MS, CCRP — both of the Institute of Advanced Clinical Trials for Children — will discuss how to be successful when dealing with the differences and challenges faced while conducting pediatric clinical trials. Over the course of 90 minutes they'll help attendees understand how to:

  • Develop study budgets specific to pediatric clinical trials, including recruitment and administrative costs attendant to pediatric trials
  • Identify the challenges faced when conducting pediatric clinical trials, such as:

-Pediatric tactics of assent and consent -Low recruitment to trials -Rare diseases barriers

  • Regulatory and ethical issues in pediatric clinical trials, including FDA guidance and best practices for dealing with children and their parents
  • Strategies for successful retention of children in clinical trials
  • Approaches to recruitment in pediatric research, including the pros and cons of using different forms of standard and social media
  • Overcoming some of the challenges of long term follow-up in pediatric clinical trials, including record-keeping obstacles

Learn how to improve your skills and understand your roles and responsibilities when conducting research in the pediatric population.

Meet Your Presenters: Lisa Benson, BS, CCRP, CRCP Lisa Benson is the Senior Vice President of Research, Education and Quality at the Institute for Advanced Clinical Trials for Children. Her focus is on external infrastructure development and working to establish best practices and common tools for pediatric clinical trials. In this role she leads educational programs and works to ensure engagement of patient, parents, children of all ages, and research staff in the Institute's activities. She has extensive experience in site management and quality, inter-institutional collaborations and decision analytics. Ms. Benson has more than 30 years' experience in pediatric clinical research and is regarded as a highly-respected research administrator and clinical research operations expert.

Janelle Allen, BS, MS, CCRP Ms. Allen is the Director of Research, Quality & Education for the Institute of Advanced Clinical Trials for Children (I-ACT for Children) and a faculty member in the Department of Biology at Miami University. She also serves as a professional Clinical Research Consultant and Corporate Trainer. During the past 22 years, she has completed research on state-based care centers and services, developmental biology, neurophysiology and neurobehavior, quality engineering: analytical and quality product review, molecular cardiovascular medicine, infectious diseases, child behavior and nutrition, headache / migraine, and pain.

Who Will Benefit:

  • Clinical Research Coordinators
  • Research Nurses
  • Research Administrators
  • Principal Investigators
  • Clinical Trial Managers
  • Clinical Trial Directors
  • IRB Staff
  • Data Managers
  • Clinical Trial Monitors
  • Financial Analysts
  • Budget Analysts

Webinar Details: Best Practices for Facilitating Pediatric Clinical Trials How to Recruit and Retain Patients **A CenterWatch Webinar** Wednesday, March 20, 2019, 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. EDT

Tuition: $287 per site

Easy Ways to Register: Online: By phone: 617-948-5100 or 866-219-3440

About CenterWatch: Founded in 1994, CenterWatch is a trusted source and global destination for clinical trials information for both professionals and patients. CenterWatch provides proprietary data and information analysis on clinical trials through a variety of newsletters, books, databases, and information services used by pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, CROs, SMOs, and investigative sites involved in the management and conduct of clinical trials. As a pioneer in publishing clinical trials information, CenterWatch was the first Internet site to publish detailed information about active clinical trials that could be accessed by patients and their advocates.


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