Melbourne MicroCert Clinical Trial Protocol Design
Gain the practical skills to design a trial protocol and learn from world-leading oncological experts.
- Fees: $990 AUD (inc GST)
- Delivery mode: Online
- Duration: 6 Weeks
- the Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre (VCCC).
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Clinical trials can be life-changing for current cancer patients and help drive breakthroughs for future generations.
This Melbourne MicroCert is ideal for health professionals, researchers and other professionals in the oncology sector seeking the practical knowledge needed to develop and implement clinical trials.
Delivered in partnership with the Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre (VCCC), the course gives you access to leading oncological experts who'll provide evidence-based insights and indispensable guidance on the practicalities of clinical trial protocol design.
Explore key components of trial design
Gain a solid understanding of the various components of trial protocol design. Explore how to define trial objectives, methodology, statistical considerations, and how to conduct trials safely.
Understand regulation, reporting and ethical requirements
Examine the principles of practice, regulation, and reporting requirements for clinical trials. Interrogate concepts of ethics, data handling and recordkeeping, project timetables and participant consent forms, as well as selection and exclusion of subjects, and randomisation and bias.
Examine real-life case studies and trial challenges
Explore useful clinical trial case studies to deepen your understanding of the process. Assess the causes of approval delays and clinical trial failure.
Put your knowledge into practice in a trial protocol outline
Gain feedback from leading oncological experts and be guided to develop a clinical trial protocol outline. The knowledge you gain will be applicable to any type of clinical trial, but this course has a particular focus on examples within the cancer sphere, meaning learning is immediately applicable to your professional context.
Who you will learn from
Learn from skilled academic and professional experts who will share invaluable knowledge you can use in your job.
Dr David Kok
Associate Director of Radiation Oncology and Radiation Oncologist at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre.
David's clinical expertise includes the use of Stereotactic Radiosurgery, VMAT and Intensity Modulated radiotherapy to achieve the best possible outcomes for his patients. As an educator, David is focused on developing curricula and educational programs that acknowledge and maximize the benefit of individual learning styles avoiding and opposing 'one size fits all' approaches.
Professor Grant McArthur
Executive Director, Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre; Medical Oncologist, Peter MacCallum Centre.
Peter is a fellow of the Royal Australian College of Physicians, holds a Ph.D. in Medical Biology and has received numerous awards in recognition of his prolific professional contributions. He is a national and international study co-chair of a number of clinical trials of targeted therapies. His research interests include discovery of novel drug targets in cancer, targeting oncogenes, immunological effect of targeted therapies, clinical trials of targeted therapeutics, personalised medicine, m
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To take Clinical Trial Protocol Design as a stand-alone Melbourne MicroCert, you'll pay the normal course price.
$990 AUD (inc GST)
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