Consumer & Community Involvement in Clinical Trials ACTA Training Workshop

ACTA and Anne McKenzie AM, are hosting a virtual training workshop on implementing consumer and community involvement in clinical trials.
The purpose of the workshop is to build skills, confidence and capacity for researchers and research organisations to implement involvement activities in clinical trials. Workshop aims: • Raise awareness of the value and contribution consumers and the community can make when involved as active partners in clinical trial activities • Develop understanding and skills on the ‘how and why’ of implementing consumer and community involvement • Identify and address barriers to consumer and community involvement at an organizational level and a trial level • Develop plans to start working in partnership with consumers to implement involvement activities in clinical trials Target audience: trialists, clinical trial networks, registries and co-ordinating centres The workshop content will be three lessons which will be delivered both online as a self-directed lesson and virtually as facilitated lessons by Anne McKenzie AM, as outlined below. 22 June: Module: Lesson 1: Foundations of consumer and community involvement Delivery method & time: Online course self-directed to be completed in your own time. 1 hour (plus optional videos) 29 June: Module:
  • Lesson 2: Overview & methods of involvement
  • Barriers to involvement
Delivery method and time: Virtual facilitated using Zoom. 2 hours (1hr each component plus comfort break) 6 July: Module:
  • Lesson 3: Writing in plain language
  • Implementing involvement
Delivery method and time: Virtual facilitated using Zoom. 2 hours (1hr each component plus comfort break) If you have questions about this workshop, please contact nicola.straiton@clinicaltrialsalliance.org.au