Upcoming Free Webinar:
Study Intensity Tool for Clinical Research
Wednesday, April 24, 2019
1:00 – 2:00 PM ET
A workforce planning tool for clinical researchers adapted from US clinical research centers has helped staff in the UK with widely accepted metrics that provide recognized, valuable data and evidence. This session explores the UK Clinical Research Facilities Network (UKCRFN) Study Intensity tool (SIT) as a research specific workforce planning tool which originated in the general clinical research centers of the USA. With permission it has been adapted and developed for use in the UK. Its development has been driven by the UKCRFN Intensity Working Group (IWG). The wide dissemination and recognition of the metrics produced by the tool means that it is widely accepted as a measure of workforce planning within a research setting. This information is already utilized by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) funded Clinical Research Facilities in reporting annual metrics and therefore supports a consistent national approach to metrics reporting. It has also provided supporting evidence in the justification for an increase in resources when presenting business cases for additional research staff across a variety of research infrastructures.
Clinical Manager, University Hospitals Birmingham
NIHR Clinical Research Facility
This webinar is hosted by Complion. Complion will provide all registered attendees with a certificate of attendance for self-reporting continuing education credits, within 72 hours of the live presentation.
For Nurse Attendees
IACRN will be providing their members FREE contact hours, non-IACRN members can purchase for $10. After the webinar, nurses will receive an email from IACRN outlining instructions to complete the evaluation and receive the contact hours.
This activity has been submitted to the Ohio Nurses Association for approval to award contact hours. The Ohio Nurses Association is accredited as an approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s commission on Accreditation. (OBN-001-91).
Disclosure: To receive full contact-hour credit (one contact hour) for this CNE activity, you must: be registered, attend at least 80% of the webinar, and complete an on-line evaluation. A conflict of interest occurs when an individual has an opportunity to affect educational content about health-care products or services of a commercial company with which she/he has a financial relationship. The planners and presenters of this CNE activity have disclosed no relevant financial relationships with any commercial companies pertaining to this activity.
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