Social Media Advertising For Clinical Research and IRB Approval

Certain forms of advertisement can only be used after IRB approval. Advertisements designed to position a company as an authority in a particular indication cannot be regulated by an IRB however.

A dose of generic advertisement can go a long way.

A dose of generic advertisement can go a long way.

What Can You Do When A Study Participant Wants To Do Another Clinical Trial That Pays More

When a research participant wants to leave a study, a research site has very few options. However, if the patient arrived at the research site because of a recruiter, it may be wise to ask the recruiter to speak to the patient.

It is unethical to offer study participants payment beyond what is stated in the IFC.

It is unethical to offer study participants payment beyond what is stated in the IFC.

Should I Get Training To Be A Clinical Research Associate?

Many people are interested in becoming a CRA (Clinical Research Associate). Organizations that offer such training are not common, but interested people should use caution when choosing a training program.

It is never too late to accept a new opportunity.

It is never too late to accept a new opportunity.

How To Use Social Media To Obtain More Studies For Your Clinical Research Company

The most difficult part of obtaining studies is approaching sponsors. This video offers suggestions to help research sites stand out after identifying sponsors through clinicaltrials.gov.

When someone's Linkedin inbox is always full, a few messages might get overlooked.

When someone’s Linkedin inbox is always full, a few messages might get overlooked.

How A Research Clinic Can Deal With A Difficult CRA In A Clinical Trial

While very few CRA’s (Clinical Research Associates) are difficult to deal with, it is possible to escalate major concerns to the sponsor or CRO (Contract Research Organization). However because of the current low study supply, replacing a CRA may not be a priority to the Sponsors.

A good strategy for dealing with difficult CRA's is to clear up any communication barriers.

A good strategy for dealing with difficult CRA’s is to clear up any communication barriers.

How To Obtain Studies That Are Outside Of Your Primary Specialty

When studies in a certain indication are low, trying to do studies in a different indication may become necessary. A PI (Principal Investigator) may then decide to contract a Sub-I (Sub Investigator) with more experience in the new indication.

Recruitment capacity should be demonstrated by identifying patients before an SSV.

Recruitment capacity should be demonstrated by identifying patients before an SSV.