Diving deeper into Clinical Trials

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The second module of the EFCCA Academy offering specialized training for IBD patients, will take place on 17 December 2020 via the EFCCA online learning platform.

This module entitled “Diving deeper into Clinical Trials” will be presented by Ana Sofia Correia, Rob Camp and Annick de Bruin.

Ana Sofia Correia, a clinical translator specialized in the linguistic validation of Patient-Reported Outcomes, will explain what are Patient-Reported Outcomes and Real-World Evidence, why PROs and RWE are so important and how PROs and RWE are collected.

Rob Camp, Senior Manager for Patient Engagement focused on CABs at EURORDIS will talk about Patient Engagement in clinical trials, Community Advisory Boards, Patient education as part of the Community Advisory Board process or as stand-alone (i.e., Train-the-Trainer).

Annick de Bruin, Senior Director of Research Services at the Center for Information and Study on Clinical Research Participation (CISCRP) will explain why a clinical trial is not the same as standard of care, the difference between the sponsor and the research team, what are eligibility criteria and how to be prepared before participation in a clinical trial.

For more information about the EFCCA Academy go to: https://www.efcca.org/en/projects/efcca-academy