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Advanced Management

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2019 Agenda


Saturday, September 28, 8:30 to 9:15    

Retention Rates of Clinical Research Associates – A Global Perspective
Clinical research associates are crucial to the success of any research program. Common factors that contribute to high turn-over rates in the US and other countries will be discussed. Strategies to combat their loss will be outlined. 317
Presenter: Mike Brunet, PhD, ATC, CHRISTUS Regional Director of Research, CHRISTUS Health

Clinical research associates are crucial to the success of any research program. Common factors that contribute to high turn-over rates in the US and other countries will be discussed. Strategies to combat their loss will be outlined. 317

Presenter: Mike Brunet, PhD, ATC, Regional Director of Research, CHRISTUS Health

Track: Advanced Management


Saturday, September 28, 9:20 to 10:05                                    

How To Motivate and Retain Your Clincal Research Staff

Learn what motivates employees and how to manage millennials. Ms. Adair will present creative ways to recognize and reward employees as well as how to lead change. 319

Presenter: Takisha Adair, MBA, CCRP, Clinical Operations Manager, Covance

Track: Advanced Management


Saturday, September 28, 10:50 to 11:35                                  

The Benefits of a Cooperative and Functional Interdepartmental Relationship at Your Site

This discussion will help research professionals, especially research coordinators, use their resources accurately and efficiently, and help everyone to run their clinical trials in an effective and efficient way. How to establish cooperative and functional relationships with your IRB, pathology department, laboratory department, radiology department, research finance department, and medical records department will all be outlined. 321

Presenter: Ramon Adams, BA, CCRP, Clinical Research Associate, University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center

Track: Advanced Management


Saturday, September 28, 11:40 to 12:25                                  

Study Feasibility: More than an Exercise in Futility 

Ms. Graham will review common approaches to study feasibility assessment and explore ways to improve feasibility prior to time and resource commitments. 323

Presenter: Tammy Graham, MBA, BSN, RN, CPC-A, CCRP, Clinical Research Nurse, UCLA

Track: Advanced Management


Saturday, September 28, 1:40 to 2:25          

Using Simulation for Research

The integration of simulation into healthcare has recently been gaining momentum. Simulation refers to the re-creation of an actual event that has previously occurred or could potentially occur. It allows learners to test new clinical procedures and to enhance both individual and team skills before involving “real” participants. The simulation also allows learners to acquire the skills and valuable experience they need in a variety of clinical settings without putting patients at risk. Since all of the elements of the simulated environment can be standardized, simulation provides an extremely powerful research methodology for studying clinically relevant issues in a controlled manner. Simulation is well suited to conduct research that is otherwise difficult to accomplish in the real clinical environment. Dr. Waseem will discuss lessons learned from research performed in the simulated environment and how it can be applied to the real clinical environment to optimize patient care and outcomes. 325

Presenter: Muhammad Waseem, MD, MS, CCRP, CIP, CHSE-A, Research Director/Professor Emergency Medicine, Lincoln Medical Center

Track: Advanced Management


Saturday, September 28, 2:30 to 3:15    

Expanded Access Drug: From Bench to Bedside

Ms. Ingersoll will outline the process and application requirements for an expanded access approval from the FDA and an IRB. Ms. Ingersoll will provide valuable lessons learned during the process that could reduce timelines and improve compliance. 327

Presenter: Sara Ingersoll, MS, CCRP, Regulatory/Data Coordinator, St. Barnabas Medical Center

Track: Advanced Management