Can You Answer Patients’ Questions About Clinical Trials? - PT360

Can You Answer Patients’ Questions About Clinical Trials?

by Maureen Habel, MA, RN and Anna Ver Hage, MSN, AGACNP-BC, CCRN, CNRN and Meaghan O'Keeffe, RN, BSN
PT360
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This course is credentialed for:
Physical Therapy (1.00 Hour(s))

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Summary:

Each year, thousands of people are subjects in clinical trials, and millions follow the results in the media. The National Institutes of Health lists more than 188,000 active clinical trials categorized by disease condition, drug intervention, sponsor and location. A clinical trial is a research study involving human participants, the purpose of which is to answer health questions about how to cure or control disease and how to enhance health. As patient advocates, nurses and other healthcare professionals have an ethical responsibility to advise people about their rights when they participate in clinical trials. This module provides nurses and other healthcare professionals with information about the design of clinical trials, the advantages and disadvantages of participation, and ways in which participants’ rights are protected.

Objectives:

The purpose of this program is to provide healthcare professionals with information about the design of clinical trials, the advantages and disadvantages of participation, and ways in which participants’ rights are protected. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • Name the four phases of clinical trials
  • Give three advantages and three disadvantages of participating in a clinical trial
  • Discuss how the rights of participants are protected during a clinical trial
 

 
Approval Information
 
Relias LLC (formerly OnCourse Learning) is an approved sponsor by the New York State Education Department of CE for physical therapists and physical therapist assistants from 11/16/2018 to 6/11/2019.
 
This activity is provided by the TX Board of PT Examiners Accredited Provider 1902004TX for 02/01/2016 to 01/31/2019 and meets continuing competence requirements for physical therapist and physical therapist assistant licensure renewal in Texas. The assignment of Texas PT CCUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by TPTA or TBPTE.
 
OnCourse Learning is recognized by the Physical Therapy Board of California as an approved reviewer and provider of continuing competency courses for the state of California for 4/5/10 to 12/31/18. Relias LLC is recognized by the Physical Therapy Board of California as an approved reviewer and provider of continuing competency courses for the state of California as of 1/1/2019.
 
Relias LLC (formerly OnCourse Learning) is a licensed physical therapy continuing education sponsor (#216.000290) with the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation from October 2018 through September 30, 2020.
 
This course has been approved as meeting the CE requirements for PTs and PTAs by:
 
The OH PT Association (approval no. 17S6282 for 11/3/17 to 11/3/18).
 
The FL PT Association (approval no. CE18-517895 for 01/01/18 to 12/31/18). Approval of this course does not necessarily imply the FL PT Association supports the views of the presenter or the sponsors.
 
The TN PT Association for Class 1 CE Requirement (approval no. 2017-427 for 10/01/17 to 10/31/18).
 
The PA Board of PT (approval no. PTCE009895 for 01/01/17 to 12/31/18).
 
The NJ Board of PT Examiners (approval no. 1801-215 for 2/1/18 to 1/31/20).
 
The MD State Board of PT Examiners for 0.1 CEU for 10/30/15 to 10/30/19.
 
This course has been approved by the NV State Board of PT Examiners for 0.1 units of continuing education for 11/29/17 to 7/31/19.
 
Other states may accept this course for meeting their CE requirements. Check with your state association or board.

Course Originally Released on: 8/6/2015
Date of Most Recent Review: 8/6/2015
Course Termination/Update Date: 7/2/2021

 

Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. Relias LLC guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.

Please see CE Course Instructions to learn how to earn CE credit for this module.

 

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Pamela F - Hebron, CT  ·  Jan 18, 2019
Not very indepth information
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Joseph P - elgin, TX  ·  Jan 06, 2019
the is a very good and fine well rounded well.
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JUDITH G - WARMINSTER, PA  ·  Dec 26, 2018
This answered questions I had about clinical trials when I was looking for one for my father.
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Mark P - Springfield, PA  ·  Dec 20, 2018
Great subject. Thank you for the education.
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Paulette C - Collegeville, PA  ·  Dec 16, 2018
easy to understand and apply
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