Training Front-Line Staff and Clinicians


Created by the NIH Collaboratory Health Care Systems Interactions Core


Tools for ResearchThe NIH Collaboratory Health Care Systems Interactions Core has developed a guidance document entitled Considerations for Training Front-Line Staff and Clinicians on Pragmatic Clinical Trial Procedures.  The purpose of this guidance is to help pragmatic clinical trial (PCT) teams plan training for study procedures that involve front-line clinicians and staff. The content was developed by drawing on trial-specific experience from the NIH Collaboratory Demonstration Projects. The document describes how training for PCTs will differ from training conducted for typical research studies, and includes a list of specific considerations, real-world examples, a checklist for PCT training design, and links to additional resources.


This work was supported by a cooperative agreement (U54 AT007748) from the NIH Common Fund for the NIH Health Care Systems Research Collaboratory. The views presented in this document are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of the NIH.


Originally published on October 29, 2015.


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