The Clinical Investigator Training Program (CITP) has developed and implemented an on-site/online clinical investigator training curriculum for new clinical investigators and trialists. The goals of the program aim to promote excellence in good clinical practice by all investigators conducting clinical trials and to promote investigator awareness of the research capacities and expertise to support clinical trials to further enhance and expedite these projects in a safe and rigorous manner. 
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  Pre-session   Introduction to Clinical Investigator Training Program
    Project Goals, Expectations, and Deliverables  
    Introduction to Gamification, Grouping of Participants and Pre-test
  Session 1 Nuts & Bolts of Clinical Trials
    Types of Clinical Studies
    Key Components of a Clinical Trials, "The Protocol"
    Study Feasibility Overview
    Data Management
    Navigating UAB
    Mentors Present
  Session 2 Clinical Project Management
    Investigative Team and Responsibilities
    The Informed Consent
    Consenting Videos and Discussion
    Navigating UAB
    Group Project Case Studies
  Session 3 Human Subject Research
    Site Initiation and Enrolling a Subject
    Study-Related Procedures
    Study Subject Management
    Reportable Events: AEs and SAEs
    Internal/External Data Review and Compliance
    Budget Development: Broad Overview
    Navigating UAB
    Group Project Case Studies
  Session 4 Success
    How Did We Get Here?
    Team Presentations

The program is designed for those with MDs, DOs, DMDs and PhDs, with a heavy emphasis on the responsibilities of investigators when overseeing clinical trials with humans. The content covers activities that are necessary after the protocol is written or after the protocol is received from a sponsor until the final study report. The program provides programmatic content such as navigating the “system” at UAB and exposure to what should be considered by anyone involved in clinical investigation. 

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