Nuts and Bolts of Clinical Trials: Toolbox for Clinicians

Nuts and Bolts of Clinical Trials: Toolbox for Clinicians

Clinical Research and Drug Development

Speaker – Ned Adams, RN.

*    Understand and define the different stages of drug development
*    Define GCP (Good Clinical Practice) and its applications for patients and research
*    Understand and define the principles of informed consent
*    Identify common misconceptions in clinical trials 

Genetic Testing and Targeted Therapies: What You Need to Know

Speaker – Leah L. Plato, PA-C, MPH. CCRP.  

*    Understand the difference between chemotherapy, immunotherapy and targeted therapy
*    Define how molecular mutations are identified
*    Understand the difference between germline and somatic mutations
*    List the Common “Targetable” Mutations Found in Cancer Today 
*    Identify Common Treatments for Specific Mutations and Their Common Side-effects 

Psychosocial Factors Involved in Oncology Research 

Speaker – Phyllis Yount, LCSW.  

*    Learn more about the emotional, psychosocial factors experienced by patients when selecting and beginning research protocols
*    Understand about the range of psychosocial, emotional issues that affect patients during active treatment 
*    Identify emotional, psychosocial issues at the end of the research treatment process

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