About this Course

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Beginner Level

Approx. 18 hours to complete

English

Subtitles: English

Skills you will gain

Survey DesignData CollectionData ManagementClinical Data Management

Learner Career Outcomes

42%

started a new career after completing these courses

32%

got a tangible career benefit from this course

17%

got a pay increase or promotion

Shareable Certificate

Earn a Certificate upon completion

100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.

Beginner Level

Approx. 18 hours to complete

English

Subtitles: English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

4 hours to complete

Research Data Collection Strategy

4 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 69 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
6 videos
Course Introduction5m
Defining the Space10m
Research Data Planning 113m
Research Data Planning 224m
Approaches to Data Collection8m
1 reading
Course Logistics10m
1 practice exercise
Quiz 116m
Week
2

Week 2

3 hours to complete

Electronic Data Capture Fundamentals

3 hours to complete
9 videos (Total 130 min)
9 videos
Validated Instruments13m
Data Standards: What Can Standards Do for You?15m
Data Standards: Basic Concepts and Overview15m
IRB, HIPAA, and FISMA14m
GCP and 21 CFR Part 1111m
Introduction to Electronic Data Capture (EDC)17m
EDC Concepts: Data Exports, Logging, User Rights, Project Creation12m
EDC Concepts: Data Imports, Scheduling, Reports, Internationalization14m
1 practice exercise
Quiz 220m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Planning a Data Strategy for a Prospective Study

2 hours to complete
9 videos (Total 92 min)
9 videos
Study Procedures10m
Baseline Data and Demographics13m
Visit Data5m
Review of Variables and Forms9m
Logging in to REDCap2m
Walkthrough: Creating a Project and Adding the First Variables16m
Walkthrough: Adding Fields to the Baseline Form12m
Walkthrough: Adding File Fields and Formatting10m
1 practice exercise
Quiz 314m
Week
4

Week 4

4 hours to complete

Practicing What We've Learned: Implementation

4 hours to complete
9 videos (Total 101 min)
9 videos
Walkthrough: Copying Variables, Renaming Forms9m
Walkthrough: Using the Shared Library, Longitudinal Events, Optional Modules, and User Rights17m
Walkthrough: Testing the REDCap Project7m
Example Study Wrap-Up3m
Mid Study Activities 112m
Mid Study Activities 215m
Data Quality11m
Data Quality Monitoring15m
1 practice exercise
Quiz 414m

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