SOURCE: Xtalks eCademy

Xtalks eCademy

September 22, 2015 14:54 ET

Oktober Training Fest: Clinical Research Professionals Quench Your Thirst with Virtual Training -- Real World Knowledge!

TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - September 22, 2015) - Xtalks eCademy launches three newbest-in-class virtual training courses this October for life science professionals who are eager to learn best practices and trusted strategies for achieving excellence in their clinical trials. Practical, convenient, engaging and fun, each online course is facilitated by industry experts, equipped with real-world experience and armed with the latest tips, tools and best practices to ensure your ongoing success. Registrants will have the opportunity to participate in online polls and will be given a content-related quiz that tests their comprehension and reinforces key learning concepts followed by an interactive Q&A session. Participants will earn a Certificate of Completion equal to Education Credits of 2.0 post training.

Featured Online Training Courses:

  • Friday, October 16, 12:00 - 2:00pm EDT

Is This Study the Right Fit? Strategies for Improved Clinical Site Selection and Study Feasibility

Site Selection is a complex dance between sponsors and sites. The wrong choice can have serious consequences, impacting quality, time and finances for both sponsor and investigator.

This online course will focus on best practices for both sponsors and sites, helping sponsors identify sites best suited for their clinical trial and helping sites create a 'preferred status' among sponsors with the overall goal for a successful trial closeout, audit or inspection.

Instructor: Janet Holwell, CCRC, CCRA has over 30 years' experience as both an academic and industry Clinical Research Professional. Now as an independent consultant, she specializes in maximizing excellence in GCP quality, compliance and training for both sites and industry. She is a founding member and recent-past Chapter President of ACRP (Association of Clinical Research Professionals).

  • Friday, October 23, 12:00 - 2:00pm EDT

Best Practices for Modernizing Your Trial Master File for Success in the Clinical Trial Continuum

Today, technology allows us to see our documents immediately without rummaging through dusty boxes or paper files. Unfortunately, technology alone cannot answer all of the questions regarding quality and completeness. This online course will define the Trial Master File, why it's important and offer best practices for unmasking the important role that the Trial Master File plays in the clinical trial continuum, including setting-up, maintaining and closing out a Trial Master File regardless of the medium. Attendees will learn how to become a Trial Master File champion for their organization.

Instructor: Sholeh Ehdaivand has over 15 years' experience in the Clinical Trials industry and is a leader and trusted expert in all areas of study management and the operational aspects of the clinical trial and document management process.

  • Thursday, October 29, 12:00 - 2:00pm EDT

Strategies for Minimizing Failure in CNS and Pain Clinical Trials -- Failure is No Longer an Option!

We know that CNS and pain trials all come with a heightened risk due to their subjective nature of response to treatment, high failure rate due to placebo response, and use of scales to determine symptomatic change. So what can we do to increase their success? This course will teach you how to develop protocols to fit the population, reduce site and staff burden, and emphasize site selection. Specifically, you will learn why training on the protocol is not good enough, how subject variability can be reduced through simple tips and techniques which can be implemented for little or no cost, and why it is so important that the subject reliably understands and completes patient reported measures. You will also learn how to identify telltale hints that your trial may be showing signs of issues and how to effectively correct those issues to avoid a failed trial.

Instructor: Nicholas Greco IV, M.S., B.C.E.T.S., C.A.T.S.M. is President and Founder of C3 Education and Research, Inc. and has a 19-year career in pharmaceutical research and academia with extensive clinical operations and project management experience with a focus on training and psychometrics and assessment.

Xtalks eCademy: Interactive Online Training Courses:
Developed through ongoing research and in-depth dialog with your peers, Xtalks eCademy provides a unique, best-in-class virtual learning experience for companies and individuals who wish to stay informed about recent developments in the life science industry. Our interactive online training courses are delivered by pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device industry experts to equip you with the knowledge needed to excel in your field of interest.

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