Recruitment and Retention in studies (online course)

May 21, 2020


The CREDE Recruitment and Retention Course is online!

Download an information sheet on the online course (click here)

Who is this course aimed at?

Study coordinators, investigators, research nurses, project managers, managers, and any person in the clinical research team who is involved in the planning or implementation of recruitment and retention of participants.

What will be covered?

  • The steps and components of recruitment and retention
  • Recruitment and retention strategies and plans
  • Barriers to and predictors of recruitment and retention
  • How to forecast recruitment rate
  • How to measure recruitment and retention in a useful way
  • Lots more interesting bits ‘n pieces 

To get the most out of this course, we highly recommend that participants have attended a prior GCP course and preferably the Crede Nuts & Bolts Course (this is not a requirement).

What is the focus of the course?

The focus is on applying GCP principles in the field, on the translation of policies and guidelines into practical steps, and a pragmatic methodical integrated approach. We will explore how principles of participant safety are applied in the field.

What is the format of the course?

The online version of the course utilizes an interactive and multi-media approach for optimal online blended learning. The face to face course is interactive, in a small group workshop environment. Case scenarios and real life examples are discussed together with the principles and how the principles guide our daily practice in clinical research.

Who are the facilitators?

CREDE is known for its customized and interactive courses in, amongst others, GCP, GDP and consultancy work with clinical research sites. The facilitators have ground-level experience combined with in-depth knowledge and are proficient in this style of training. The facilitator is an experienced investigator in clinical trials with firsthand experience.

What about cost and logistics?

The online course can be completed any time, in your own time, and at your own pace.

CPD points and a certificate of attendance will be issued (useful for CVs).
Cost: Online course – R575.00 (VAT inclusive)

For further information and to book your place contact or Tel. 082 89 555 04