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First Friday Archive 2022
Friday, April 1st, 2022 | 9am – 10am | Virtual Meeting
Exploring Recruitment Resources: StudyKik, TrialFacts, and ResearchMatch
Recruitment obstacles- beware! An overview of three powerful recruitment resources available for your study’s recruitment needs- StudyKIK, Trialfacts, and ResearchMatch. Tune in to learn more about each recruitment tool, their unique services, and the benefits they can bring to your recruitment plan.
Friday, August 5th, 2022 | 9am – 10am | Virtual Meeting
Health Literacy for Clinical Research
Health literacy is the degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process, and understand basic health information needed to make appropriate health decisions. Low health literacy is more prevalent among older adults, minority populations, and those who have low socioeconomic status. This presentation will address the importance of relationship-centered communications in health literacy for clinical research. Tune in to learn more!
Friday, February 4th, 2022 | 9am – 10am | Virtual Meeting
Unconscious Bias and Its Impact in the Workplace
Often, well-meaning people may negatively impact their working environment and relationships due to their unconscious biases. While having bias is normal, unconscious bias is where our greatest opportunity for personal growth and development lives. This presentation explores where our biases come from, how they show up in our workplaces, and practical advice on how to identify and manage them.
Friday, June 3rd, 2022 | 9am – 10am | Virtual Meeting
An Update on Conducting Research at the VA: It is Easier Than You Think!
A presentation on the ins and outs of conducting research at the VA, in the animal, bench, and clinical realms. There have been many changes in regulations and many of the restrictions that limited collaboration have been removed. An exploration of how you can increase participation in your studies by including Veterans!
Friday, March 4th, 2022 | 9am – 10am | Virtual Meeting
Gender Diversity & Inclusion: Microaggressions in the Workplace Part I
The OCR is celebrated Women’s History Month with a two part presentation. Part one, the March 2022 First Friday, our presenter Dr. Jamilah Hackworth, EdD led a discussion addressing various types of microaggressions in and out of the workplace, and identifying one’s own micro-aggressive and/or biased tendencies, and how to manage them.
Friday, May 6th, 2022 | 9am – 10am | Virtual Meeting
The Training and Roles of Infectious Disease Pharmacists
Infectious disease (ID) pharmacists are specialists in antimicrobial pharmacotherapy while often having substantial knowledge related to clinical microbiology and the management of infectious processes. The training path is unique for each pharmacist who specializes in infectious disease, and these pharmacists may use their training to work in a variety of settings such as in clinical health systems, ambulatory care, academia, or research. This presentation describes ID pharmacist training and typical practice roles from the perspective of a current ID pharmacist.
Friday, November 4th, 2022 | 9am – 10am | Virtual Meeting
Services and tools that Support Translational Research at the Department of Biomedical Informatics
An overview to become familiar with the various tools, services and capabilities provided by the Department of Biomedical Informatics at the UC College of Medicine, where you’ll gain a high-level understanding of data types, de-identification, the Privacy Rule, and an understand of the differences between research and QA/QI, as well as where the lines are often blurred.
Friday, October 7th, 2022 | 9am – 10am | Virtual Meeting
The Value of Engagement: Seeing Patients/Caregivers as Critical Research Experts
Research has great potential to impact people’s lives IF participating patients and their caregivers understand their roles in its success. If CRPs engage their participants and help them see themselves as expert stakeholders, their study’s recruitment and retention will benefit.
Lunch & Learn Archive 2022
Thursday, October 20th, 2022 | 12Noon-1pm | Virtual Meeting
IDS (Investigational Pharmacy) – A great drug interaction!
A look into the world of Investigational Drug Services and its relationship to other research areas. Discover the innovations propelling the growth of IDS and refresh pharmacy tips and tricks for IDS requests.
October OCR CRP Lunch & Learn
Thursday, September 15th, 2022 | 12Noon-1pm | Virtual Meeting
A review and discussion regarding EpicCare Link workflow and management.
September Lunch & Learn
Thursday, April 21st, 2022 | 12Noon-1pm | Virtual Meeting
Kuali Overview, Tutorial, and Q&A for New Users
The OCR move from UCH to UC has impacted clinical research workflows. One of the changes is how contracts are managed using the Kuali system. An overview and review of the Kuali Contract Management system for sponsored research and a tutorial for new and existing users in need of a refresher.
April Lunch & Learn
Thursday, August 18th, 2022 | 12Noon-1pm | Virtual Meeting
Education and Career Development: Formal Education at UC
Educational opportunities at University of Cincinnati. Topics include how to activate tuition remission for UC employees, degrees and certifications of interest to Clinical Research Professionals (CRPs), and addressing challenges to completing formal educational requirements.
August OCR CRP Lunch & Learn
Thursday, February 17th, 2022 | 12Noon-1pm | Virtual Meeting
Effective Corrective and Preventive Action Plans
A discussion of the importance of root-cause analysis, process development, and error-proofing in creating effective corrective and preventative action plans. Also a discussion of examples of errors in the research process to facilitate discussion of the presentation's key concepts.
February Lunch & Learn
Thursday, January 20th , 2022 | 12Noon-1pm | Virtual Meeting
Clinical Research Finance, Accounting, Post-Award, and Invoicing Town Hall
The second special CRP Lunch & Learn Town Hall session, with a focus on Clinical Research Finance, Accounting, Post-Award management, and Invoicing
Clinical Trials Town Hall Slides January
Thursday, July 21st, 2022 | 12Noon-1pm | Virtual Meeting
Industry Sponsored Research Contract submissions in the REDCap System
The OCR move from UCH to UC has impacted clinical research workflows. A major change is how new contracts for industry sponsored research are submitted and managed. Please join us for an overview and review of the REDCap Industry Sponsored Contracts Submission System.
July Lunch & Learn
Thursday, June 16th, 2022 | 12Noon-1pm | Virtual Meeting
ClinCard Participant Payment Solution
UC and UC Health’s preferred participant payment solution for clinical trials- ClinCard! ClinCard is the industry standard in participant payment automation that eliminates administrative burdens that can distract from the pursuit of research by allowing you to pay your participants with a few short clicks in the payment website. ClinCard allows participants to receive their payments in a quick and easy way while providing a full audit history, for the coordinator’s benefit.
June Lunch & Learn
Thursday, March 17th , 2022 | 12Noon-1pm | Virtual Meeting
Gender Diversity & Inclusion: Microaggressions in the Workplace Part II
A follow up to the March 2022 First Friday presentation, a workshop with breakout discussions where we will learn micro-interventions and how to use them in response to microaggressions, and how to become an abolitionist in identifying and targeting microaggressions in and out of the workplace.
March OCR CRP First Friday and Lunch & Learn
Thursday, May 19th, 2022 | 12Noon-1pm | Virtual Meeting
Radiology Research Needs Assessment Submission System
In ongoing efforts to improve Clinical Research Workflows, Investigational Imaging Services (IIS) has implemented a new submission system for the assessment of your study’s imaging needs. Join us for a walk-through of the submission system and Q&A session on its use.
May Lunch & Learn
First Friday Archive 2021
Friday, February 5th, 2021 | 9am – 10am | Virtual Meeting
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
Highlights of the profound impact the HeLa Cell line on the advancement of science and research, and how this cell line was established and used for years without the consent of Henrietta Lacks or her family. Focusing on a history of exploitation of minority groups and Black people for the sake of medical research, the consequences, and efforts to end racial health inequities.
February OCR CRP First Friday Presentation
Friday, March 5th, 2021 | 9am – 10am | Virtual Meeting
Tips for Maximizing Your Virtual Work Experience
In recognition of the one year mark of the work from home experience, or a hybrid model of work from home and onsite for many Clinical Research Professionals, this talk discussed tips and solutions for maximizing the virtual work experience.
March OCR CRP First Friday Presentation
Friday, April 2nd, 2021 | 9am – 10am | Virtual Meeting
Budgeting for Federally Funded Research and Clinical Trials
An overview of budgeting for federally funded research with an emphasis on budgeting specifically for federally funded human subjects clinical trials. Also tips and solutions from subject matter experts, on how best to execute the budgeting process for federally funded research.
April First Friday - Budgeting for Federally Funded Research
Friday, May 7th, 2021 | 9am – 10am | Virtual Meeting
Team Science: Communication, the Cornerstone of Successful Teams
An overview of the basic principles of Team Science and the value of working in teams, introducing the research community to personal styles of communication and how they impact working relationships and team functioning. Tools and strategies for navigating difficult conversations using the “Crucial Conversations” model.
May First Friday Full Presentation
Friday, June 4th, 2021 | 9am – 10am | Virtual Meeting
Recruitment and Retention During a Pandemic: The experiences of the CTN0080 MOMs study
The Covid-19 pandemic posed many challenges to Clinical Research, from subject recruitment to how study visits were conducted. A discussion of the different strategies and methods employed to keep the CTN0080 MOMs study running during the Covid-19 pandemic, including recruitment and retention tactics, as well as protocol changes due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
June First Friday Full Presentation
Friday, August 6th, 2021 | 9am – 10am | Virtual Meeting
High Enroll Clinical Research Recruitment Services
Poor patient recruitment is the largest operational and cost barrier to clinical research for industries that support research conduct, organizations that recruit the research patients, and investigators that design and take responsibility for studies. By combining an easy-to-use platform with an intuitive mobile application, High Enroll makes sharing and coordinating recruiting efforts easier than ever before. An overview of High Enroll, an exciting tool for clinical research recruitment.
August First Friday Friday Full Presentation
Friday, October 1st, 2021 | 9am – 10am | Virtual Meeting
Biospecimen Collection and Handling for Clinical Research
Biorepositories, also known as Biobanks or Tissue Banks, are entities that procure, process, and store human biological samples for future use, and are critical to enabling research leading to better understanding of the molecular processes of human disease.An overview of the basics of Biobanking, proper handling and types of specimens, legal and ethical concerns, and how the University of Cincinnati Biorepository may be a resource for your research.
October First Friday Full Presentation BioBanking
Friday, November 5th, 2021 | 9am – 10am | Virtual Meeting
Ignaz Semmelweis and Childbed Fever
Science is the process of trying to understand how things work. Ignaz Semmelweis did not have our modern statistical tools when he joined the faculty of the First Ward of the maternity clinic of the Vienna General Hospital in July,1846. He was very concerned because 17% of women in the maternity clinic had died after delivery in the month prior to his hire. A review of how Semmelweis collected data to understand what was killing these women, and how he tried to change hospital processes and culture.
November First Friday Full Ignaz Semmelweis and Childbed Fever
Friday, December 3rd, 2021 | 9am – 10am | Virtual Meeting
Understanding and Utilizing Umbrella Protocols
Umbrella Protocols allow for multiple, similar research projects to be conducted under one IRB application. This framework is particularly useful in the context of chart review research, such that individual investigators can be added to an umbrella protocol, rather than obtaining independent IRB approval. An overview of how various departments use umbrella protocols, and the regulatory requirements to keep in mind to make yours successful!
December OCR CRP First Friday Full
Lunch & Learn Archive 2021
Thursday, January 21st, 2021 | 12Noon-1pm | Virtual Meeting
UC Conflict of Interest: COI Overview, FAQs, and Updates
An overview of the UC Conflict of Interest (COI) process and updates to the COI workflow in our institutional e-Regulatory platform Complion. Frequently asked questions will be addressed, and there will be a Q&A session.
January OCR Lunch & Learn OARs COI and IRB
Thursday, February 18th, 2021 | 12Noon-1pm | Virtual Meeting
Epic Recruitment tools
A detailed overview of the various research participant recruitment tools available in Epic. This presentation also discusses how to decide on the best recruitment tool for each study, the process of submitting requests for Epic recruitment tools, as well as best practices and tips.
February Lunch & Learn EPIC Recruitment Tools Full Presentation
Thursday, March 18th , 2021 | 12Noon-1pm | Virtual Meeting
Research Communication with Clinical Care Teams:
A discussion of best practices and proven methods of research study team communication and collaboration with clinical care teams and departments for the successful execution of research studies, visits, and procedures, and increased research study awareness among clinical staff.
March OCR Lunch & Learn Research Communication with Clinical Staff Full
Thursday, April 15th , 2021 | 12Noon-1pm | Virtual Meeting
ResearchMatch and other Recruitment Services
An overview of ResearchMatch, a free and secure online recruitment tool that helps match willing volunteers with eligible studies at institutions nationwide. Also a live demonstration focusing on best practices to enhance your ResearchMatch experience and other recruitment services offered.
April Lunch& Learn
Thursday, May 20th , 2021 | 12Noon-1pm | Virtual Meeting
UC Health Clinical Research Billing: Best Practices and FAQs
An overview of common research billing challenges, addressing different points in the lifespan of research billing, including Coverage Analysis, RedCap study submission, and Research Encounter Form submission. This presentation also touched on the future of research billing as well as best practices.
May UCH CRP Lunch & Learn Full Presentation
Thursday, June 17th , 2021 | 12Noon-1pm | Virtual Meeting
UC Health Investigational Pharmacy (IDS): Overview, Updates, Best Practices and FAQs
An overview of best practices and frequently asked questions when it comes to engaging Investigational Pharmacy (IDS) for your studies. This IDS refresher presentation also includes updates to IDS procedures, as well as a refresher/overview of Beacon Builds.
June OCR Lunch & Learn Full Slides IDS
Thursday, July 15th , 2021 | 12Noon-1pm | Virtual Meeting
Introduction to the updated WCG IRB Connexus™ Portal - General Training and Q&A
An introduction to new WGC IRB Connexus Portal. The new Connexus portal was effective July 1st, 2021, and the old Connexus portal will no longer be used. This training and overview covered new portal features and workflow, updated all with users in mind. The target audience for this presentation was CRPs who use WCG IRB as their IRB of record and use Connexus to manage regulatory for their studies.
July OCR Lunch & Learn Full Slides WGC Connexus
Thursday, August 19th , 2021 | 12Noon-1pm | Virtual Meeting
Clinical Research Town Hall Discussion
Clinical research leadership on hand to moderate and address questions regarding the Office of Clinical Research move from UC Health to University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, with introductions to key contacts, roles of new departments, and where to reach out.
August Clinical Trials Town Hall Slides
Thursday, September 16th , 2021 | 12Noon-1pm | Virtual Meeting
The Budgeting Process for Industry Sponsored Clinical Trials: Overview and Updates
A review of the clinical trials budgeting process. Including updates to the process, as well as tips and best practices regarding setting up budgeting for your studies.
September Lunch & Learn Full Presentation
Thursday, October 21st , 2021 | 12Noon-1pm | Virtual Meeting
The Consent Process for Central IRBs
Please join us and our speaker Kareemah Mills of the UC HRPP for an overview of reliance on commercial IRBs, including currently executed agreements, number of studies, requirements for reliance determinations, completing the cover page for external IRBs, processes for changes to informed consent language, and approval release for studies housed at Advarra IRB and the WCG Group IRB.
October Lunch & Learn Consent Process for Central IRBs Full Presentation
Thursday, November 18th, 2021 | 12Noon-1pm | Virtual Meeting
General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR): The European equivalent of HIPAA
Please join us and our speaker, Lorren Ratley of the UC Privacy Office, for an overview of General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), and how it affects clinical research in the United States. Tune in to learn more!
November Lunch & Learn GDPR and Research
Thursday, December 16th, 2021 | 12Noon-1pm | Virtual Meeting
General Clinical Research Town Hall
OCR Leadership and other Special Guest Clinical Research Leadership with focus on general questions and topics related to the OCR move to UC.
December Clinical Trials Town Hall Slides
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