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System Requirements

  • The course requires a minimum 1024x768 screen resolution.
  • The course contains an audio narrative that utilizes Flash. Download Flash player.
  • Your computer must have JavaScript enabled; you will not be able to access the course otherwise. Learn how to enable JavaScript.

Additionally, you can print a 508-compliant PDF file of the entire course (494KB).

Including Clinical Trials in Your Practice: An Overview

Target Audience

A Web-based course for healthcare providers who are interested in becoming clinical trials investigators and including cancer clinical trials in their practice.

Course Content Overview

This Web-based course covers these topics:

  • Evaluating the option of becoming a clinical trials investigator
  • Registering and credentialing
  • Strategies for establishing and training the research team
  • Locating sources of funding and identifying an IRB
  • Patient recruitment, enrollment and eligibility verification
  • Record keeping and reporting requirements
  • Quality assurance procedures
  • Working with referring clinicians


The estimated time to complete this course is 2 ¼ hours.

Accessible Format

The course contains an onscreen transcript of the audio narrative. Look for the audio symbol in the upper right of the course.

The course also contains a complete audio transcript on each screen. To view the transcript, click on the transcript symbol.

  • Posted: January 1, 2010