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This subject examines the processes involved in planning a clinical research project from the research proposal development stage, to project management, implementation and research translation. This subject will introduce learners to different strategies for implementing a clinical research project and provides the foundational knowledge required for developing an effective clinical research program.
Intensive Teaching Period 1 (3 days):
- The development of clinical research proposal/grant
- Examination of potential regulatory requirements and ethical, legal and compliance issues.
- Construction of a business plan and budget for clinical research projects
Intensive Teaching Period 2 (3 days):
- Managing research projects and teams
- Intellectual property law: Legal considerations to translating new research findings
Intensive Teaching Period 3 (3 days):
- Explore the principles of knowledge translation and strategies for dissemination, engaging policy and decision makers and clinical guideline development.
- Evaluation strategies to determine effectiveness of a research translation strategy
This subject builds on the knowledge and skills acquired in the Graduate Certificate in Clinical Research, and builds towards the knowledge required for more detailed study in the Master of Clinical Research.
Intended learning outcomes
At the completion of this subject, students should be able to:
- Prepare a research proposal and budget
- Develop and implement strategies to plan and manage a clinical research project and team
- Identify legal, ethical and commercial/regulatory implications and apply this knowledge to a clinical research project
- Explain the importance of knowledge translation principles to clinical research
- Use knowledge translation planning tools and resources to devise a research translation plan
- Identify and apply different strategies for engaging with key stakeholders and policy and decision makers
- Evaluate the effectiveness of a clinical research translation strategy
Last updated: 10 January 2020