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

Can You Answer Patients’ Questions About Clinical Trials?

by Jennifer M. L. Stephens, PhD, MA, RN, OCN
PT360
(4.4 / 512 ratings )

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 273,000 active clinical trials in over204 countries 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 a professional and ethical responsibility to advise people about the availability of clinical trials and their rights should they choose to participate. 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
  • List 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
 
This course is intended for multiple professions, including nurses and physical therapists.
 
Physical Therapists: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
 
For the version accredited or approved for another profession, go to your specific profession at www.ContinuingEducation.com. If you have a CE Direct login ID and password (generally provided by your employer), please log in as you normally would at CEDirect.ContinuingEducation.com and search for this topic title.
 
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 6/11/2019 to 6/10/2022.
 
This activity is provided by the TX Board of PT Examiners Accredited Provider 2202008TX for 02/01/2019 to 02/28/2022 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. 19S1961 for 11/9/19 to 11/9/20).
 
The NJ Board of PT Examiners (approval no. 1910-111 for 2/1/20 to 1/31/22).
 
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 07/31/19 to 07/31/21.
 
Relias LLC reports completions to the following states utilizing CEBroker: FL, MS, SC, TN (provider # 50-1489).
 
Other states may accept this course for meeting their CE requirements. Check with your state association or board.

Course Originally Released on: 2/21/2019
Date of Most Recent Review: 2/21/2019
Course Termination/Update Date: 2/21/2022

 

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.

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Floyd J - los angeles, CA  ·  Apr 29, 2020
it made me think about research for myself
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Kerry D - Fort Worth, TX  ·  Apr 07, 2020
Good review of the clinical trial process
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Karla L - Aurora, CO  ·  Mar 02, 2020
This course filled in a lot of blanks for me.
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Alice L - San Rafael, CA  ·  Feb 27, 2020
information that I might not ever use, but educational
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Harry L - Portsmouth, NH  ·  Feb 13, 2020
Interesting to find out about this process.
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