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Enrolling Non-English Speaking Participants in Clinical Research: Regulatory and Practical Considerations

June 29, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm

Clearly explaining what to expect from the study is critical to ensuring potential study participants are truly informed about their participation—this is important no matter what language they speak. In this webinar, Roberto Torres, Director of Business Development at the Puerto Rico Consortium for Clinical Investigation, and Michele Russell-Einhorn, Vice President of Human Subject Protection Services and Institutional Official at Schulman IRB, discuss the regulatory requirements involved in enrolling a non-English speaking study participant. They will also discuss practical considerations for sites working with non-English speaking participants during the informed consent process.

Presentation Objectives

  • Define the regulatory requirements for enrolling non-English speaking participants
  • Describe the unique planning and processes necessary when working with non-English speaking participants
  • Discuss practical ways researchers can plan for and work with non-English speaking participants

Who Should Attend

  • Clinical research coordinators
  • Clinical research associates
  • Translators/interpreters
  • Investigators
  • Research nurses
  • Other research professionals involved in working with non-English speaking research participants

Certificates of attendance are available for this event. This presentation may qualify for continuing education credits.


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June 29, 2017
1:00 pm - 2:15 pm