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NextGen Clinical Trial Investigator Training - Session 3, Sept. 27

The NextGen Clinical Trial Investigator Training is a virtual five-session educational program designed for investigators who currently lead or would like to lead clinical trials. The series includes lectures and panel discussions from leaders across the University of Missouri System, as well as Washington University, to define the regulatory, operational and ethical components of clinical trials, with the goal of developing a skilled workforce that provides the highest level of patient safety, teamwork and data quality. The program also covers institution-specific resources for investigators.

Timeframe: Five weeks, starting Sept. 13 through Oct. 11

  • 5-6:30 p.m. - virtual session program
  • Additional videos to view to complete coursework

Follow the links below for speaker information at each session.

Sept. 13 - Session 1: What is a Clinical Trial & Patient Perspective
Sept. 20 - Session 2: Audit Ready Trials & Lessons Learned
Sept. 27 - Session 3: Patient Recruitment & Informed Consent
Oct. 4 - Session 4: Responsible Conduct of Research & Organizing Your Study Team
Oct. 11 - Session 5: Institutional Resources 

Session 3: Patient Recruitment & Informed Consent

Hasan Naqvi

Study Start up—Hasan Naqvi, MD, Chief Medical Officer; Professor of Clinical Medicine; Medical Director, Clinical Research Center

Mary Christie


  Good Clinical Practice—Mary Christie, Senior Director of Education Programs-Health Affairs, MU
J. Philip Miller
  Sources of Bias & Error—J. Philip Miller, PhD, Professor of Biostatistics and Medicine, Institute for Informatics, Washington University in St. Louis
Hasan Naqvi
    Informed Consent—Hasan Naqvi, MD, Chief Medical Officer; Professor of Clinical Medicine; Medical Director, Clinical Research Center, MU
Suresh Vedantham
Patricia Nieters
    Patient Recruitment—Suresh Vedantham, MD, Professor of Radiology and Assistant Dean for Clinical Research, Washington University in St. Louis, and Patricia Nieters, RN, Clinical Research Nurse Coordinator, Washington University in St. Louis


Continuing Professional Education Credit

Successful Completion of this activity, which includes participating in the educational offering, participating in the evaluation process and completing the verification of attendance, enables the learner to satisfy the requirements for continuing education.

Nursing Contact Hours

University of Missouri Sinclair School of Nursing is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Midwest Multistate Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (ANCC). 

1.0 contact hour may be awarded.


The University of Missouri School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

The University of Missouri School of Medicine designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Financial Relationships

Current ACCME and Midwest Multistate Division, ANCC rules state that participants in continuing education activities should be made aware of any relevant affiliation or financial interest in the previous 24 months that may affect the planning of an educational activity or a speaker’s presentation(s). Each planning committee member and speaker has been requested to complete a financial relationship reporting form for the NextGen Precision Health Discovery Series. No planning committee member or speaker has a relevant financial interest.