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Approx. 9 hours to complete
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Approx. 9 hours to complete
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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

1 hour to complete

Module 1: Understanding the Need to Increase Minority Recruitment in Clinical Trials

1 hour to complete
5 videos (Total 23 min), 7 readings, 2 quizzes
5 videos
Module 1 Introduction1m
Importance of Increasing Minority Recruitment in Clinical Trials4m
Impact of Historical Abuses in Research4m
Barriers and Facilitators to Participation in Clinical Trials9m
7 readings
CME and CNE information5m
Pre-course Assessment Survey3m
Why it’s important to include racial and ethnic minorities in clinical research5m
Infamous examples of abuses in human research5m
Protections for research participants5m
Helpful Resources and Toolkits3m
Action Planning Tool10m
2 practice exercises
Abuses in Human Research10m
Module 1 Review8m
Week
2

Week 2

1 hour to complete

Module 2: Key Principles of Community Engagement

1 hour to complete
3 videos (Total 23 min), 6 readings, 1 quiz
3 videos
Community Outreach and Engagement5m
Building Community Partnerships9m
6 readings
The role of bias8m
Importance of community engagement5m
Building relationships with community organizations5m
Memorandum of understanding5m
Give-Get Grid10m
Action Planning Tool10m
1 practice exercise
Lesson 2 Review10m
Week
3

Week 3

1 hour to complete

Module 3: Reaching Out Into the Community: Effective Communication

1 hour to complete
4 videos (Total 23 min), 5 readings, 1 quiz
4 videos
Building Rapport2m
Tailoring Your Message5m
Know Your Audience13m
5 readings
Clear communication guidelines5m
Readability10m
Simple ways to explain medical and research terms10m
Obtaining community feedback on materials5m
Action Planning Tool10m
1 practice exercise
Lesson 3 Review10m
Week
4

Week 4

1 hour to complete

Module 4: Educating Potential Research Participants

1 hour to complete
3 videos (Total 15 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz
3 videos
Types of Support4m
Learning Styles6m
4 readings
Brief messages to encourage interest in clinical trials5m
Addressing commonly asked questions about clinical trials15m
Culturally-responsive education strategies10m
Action Planning Tool10m
1 practice exercise
Module 4 Review10m

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