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The figure of the coordinator is essential in any type of research to ensure that all the work is carried out properly and in accordance with current regulations. In addition, they are responsible for recording all the information related to the research, taking into account that the investigator's file should contain all the documentation related to the research team (curriculum vitae and other relevant documents that evidence the qualification of the researchers) and the patient (informed consents, recruitment measures, monitoring visits), the study protocol, the investigator's manual, a model of the data collection notebook, and the different laboratory and safety procedures, and should therefore be kept in an adequate manner. 

In this sense, this Postgraduate Diploma analyzes the importance of the investigator's file, as well as the figure of the Clinical Trial Coordinator and their main responsibilities, the vital importance of the trial process and everything that surrounds it. 

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The structure of the contents has been designed by the best professionals in research and health, with an extensive background and recognized prestige in the profession, backed by the volume of cases reviewed, studied and diagnosed, and with extensive mastery of new technologies.

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Module 1. Coordination of Clinical Trials I  

1.1. The Researcher’s File – General Aspects

1.1.1. What is the Researcher’s File? What type of Documentation Should It Contain and Why? How Long Should the Information be Stored?
1.1.2. Contract Original Copies Amendments

1.1.3. Ethical Committees Approvals Amendments

1.1.4. Regulatory Authorities Approvals Modifications Monitoring and Final Reports

1.1.5. Civil Liability Insurance

1.2. Documentation Associated with the Research Team

1.2.1. CV
1.2.2. Good Clinical Practice Certificate
1.2.3. Specific Training Certificates
1.2.4. Signed Statement of the Investigator, ”Financial Disclosure”
1.2.5. Task Delegation

1.3. Study Protocol and Monitoring

1.3.1. Protocol Versions, Summary and Pocket Guides
1.3.2. Protocol
1.3.3. Protocol Amendments
1.3.4. Protocol Signature Form

1.4. Patient Related Material

1.4.1. Patient Information Form and Informed Consent Form (Copies and Specimens for Signature)
1.4.2. Modifications to the Consent (Copies and Specimens for Signature)
1.4.3. Study Participation Cards
1.4.4. Information for Primary Care Physician
1.4.5. Questionnaires

1.5. Patient Forms, Monitoring Visits

1.5.1. Patient Screening Form
1.5.2. Patient Recruitment and Identification Form
1.5.3. Visit Logs and Reports Form

1.6. Data Collection Notebooks (DCNs)

1.6.1. Types
1.6.2. Guide or Manual for Data Entry in the DCN
1.6.3. Copy of DCN

1.7. Investigator’s Brochure (Studies with Medical Devices) or Fact Sheet (Clinical Trials with Medication)

1.7.1. Investigators Brochure (IB)
1.7.2. Technical Data Sheets of the Drugs Under Study (If Marketed)
1.7.3. Instructions for the Control of Specific Parameters (example Ta)
1.7.4. Instructions for Return of Medication or Medical Devices

1.8. Material Related to Laboratory and Specific Procedures

1.8.1. Central Laboratories and Sample Shipping Documents
1.8.2. Local Laboratory: Qualification Certificates and Ranks
1.8.3. Instructions for Acquiring and/or Processing Medical Images
1.8.4. Sample and Material Shipment

1.9. Security/Safety

1.9.1. Adverse Events and Serious Adverse Events
1.9.2. Notification Instructions
1.9.3. Relevant Security Correspondence

1.10. Others

1.10.1. Contact Information
1.10.2. “Note to File”
1.10.3. Correspondence with the Promoter
1.10.4. Acknowledgements of Receipt
1.10.5. Newsletter

Module 2. Coordination of Clinical Trials II  

2.1. Research Team

2.1.1. Components of a Research Team Principal Investigator Sub-Investigator Coordinator Rest of the Team

2.1.2. Responsibilities of the Research Team Compliance with Good Clinical Practices and Current Legislation Compliance of the Study Protocol Care and Maintenance of the Research Archive

2.1.3. Task Delegation Document Details Example

2.2. Trial Coordinator

2.2.1. Responsibilities Primary Responsibilities Secondary Responsibilities

2.2.2. Capabilities and Competencies Academic Background Skills

2.2.3. Clinical Trials Vs. Observational Study Types of Clinical Trials Types of Observational Studies

2.3. Protocol

2.3.1. Primary and Secondary Objectives What Are They and Who Defines Them? Importance During the Course of the Clinical Trial

2.3.2. Inclusion and Exclusion Criteria Inclusion Criteria Exclusion Criteria Example

2.3.3. Flowchart Document and Explanation

2.3.4. Concomitant Medication and Prohibited Medication Concomitant Drug Forbidden Medication Washout Periods

2.4. Documentation Required to Initiate Clinical Trial

2.4.1. Curriculum of the Research Team Basic Notions of a Research Curriculum Good Clinical Practice Example

2.4.2. Good Clinical Practice Origin of Good Clinical Practices How to Get Certified? Expiration

2.4.3. Suitability of the Research Team Who Signs the Document? Presentation to Ethics Committee

2.4.4. Suitability of Facilities Who Signs the Document? Ethical Committee Presentation

2.4.5. Calibration Certificates Calibration Calibration Equipment Valid Certifications Expiration

2.4.6. Other Training Necessary Certifications According Protocol

2.5. Main Functions Trial Coordinator

2.5.1. Documentation Preparation Documentation Requested for Approval of the Study at the Center

2.5.2. Investigator Meeting Importance Attendees

2.5.3. Initiation Visit Duties of the Coordinator Functions of the Principal Investigator and Sub-Investigators Promoter Monitor

2.5.4. Monitoring Visit Preparation After a Monitoring Visit Functions During the Monitoring Visit

2.5.5. End-Of-Study Visit Storage of the Researchers File

2.6. Relationship with the Patient

2.6.1. Preparation of Visits Consents and Amendments Visit Window Identify the Responsibilities of the Investigation Team during the Visit Visit Calculator Preparation of Documentation to be Used During the Visit

2.6.2. Complementary Tests Analysis Chest X-Ray Electrocardiogram

2.6.3. Calendar of Visits Example

2.7. Samples

2.7.1. Equipment and Materials Necessary Centrifuge Incubator Refrigerators

2.7.2. Processing of Samples General Procedure Example

2.7.3. Laboratory Kits What are they? Expiration

2.7.4. Shipment of Samples Sample Storage Ambient Temperature Shipment Shipping Frozen Samples

2.8. Data Collection Notebooks

2.8.1. What Is It? Types of Notebooks Paper Notebook Electronic Notebook Specific Notebooks According to Protocol

2.8.2. How To Complete It? Example

2.8.3. Query What Is a Query? Resolution Time Who Can Open a Query?

2.9. Randomization Systems

2.9.1. What Is It?
2.9.2. Types of IWRS: Telephonics Electronics

2.9.3. Researcher Responsibilities vs. Research Team Responsibilities Screening Randomization Scheduled Visits Unscheduled Visits Blinding Opening

2.9.4. Medication Who Receives the Medication? Drug Traceability

2.9.5. Return of Medication Functions of the Research Team in the Return of Medication

2.10. Biological Treatments

2.10.1. Coordination of Clinical Trials for Nursing with Biologics Biological Treatments Types of Treatment

2.10.2. Types of Studies Biological Criteria Placebo Biological Criteria Biological Criteria

2.10.3. Biological Management Administration Traceability

2.10.4. Rheumatic Diseases Rheumatoid Arthritis Psoriatic Arthritis Lupus Scleroderma

Module 3. Follow-up of Patients in Clinical Trials 

3.1. Patient Care in Outpatient Clinics

3.1.1. Visits in the Protocol Visits and Procedures Window of Realization of the Different Visits Database Considerations

3.2. Materials Used in the Different Study Visits

3.2.1. Questionnaires
3.2.2. Drug Adherence Cards
3.2.3. Symptom Cards
3.2.4. Study Card
3.2.5. Electronic Devices
3.2.6. Suicide Risk Scales
3.2.7. Material for the Displacement of Patients
3.2.8. Others

3.3. Strategies for Patient Retention

3.3.1. Possible Causes for Abandonment of a Clinical Trial
3.3.2. Strategies and Solutions to the Possible Causes of Abandonment
3.3.3. Long-Term Monitoring of Patients Leaving the Study Prematurely

3.4. Loss of Patient Follow-Up:

3.4.1. Definition of Loss of Monitoring
3.4.2. Causes of Loss of Monitoring
3.4.3. Resumption of Monitoring Re-Inclusion Back into the Protocol

3.5. Adherence to Pharmacological Treatment under Study

3.5.1. Calculation of Adherence to Pharmacological Treatment
3.5.2. Risk Factors for Therapeutic Non-Compliance
3.5.3. Strategies to Strengthen Adherence to Treatment
3.5.4. Treatment Dropout
3.5.5. Study Drug Interactions

3.6. Monitoring of Adverse Reactions, and Symptom Management in the Study Medication Administration:

3.6.1. Study Medication Different Drug Presentations Procedure and Preparation of Study Medication

3.6.2. Drug-Related Adverse Reactions
3.6.3. Non-Drug Related Adverse Reactions
3.6.4. Adverse Reaction Treatment

3.7. Monitoring of Patient Attendance at Study Visits

3.7.1. Visit Calculator
3.7.2. Study Visits Control
3.7.3. Tools for Compliance and Visitor Control

3.8. Difficulties in Patient Monitoring Within a Clinical Trial:

3.8.1. Problems Related to Adverse Patient Events
3.8.2. Problems Related to the Patients Work Situation
3.8.3. Problems Related to the Patients Residence
3.8.4. Problems Related to the Patients Legal Status
3.8.5. Solutions and their Treatments

3.9. Monitoring of Patients in Treatment with Psychopharmaceuticals
3.10. Monitoring of Patients During Hospitalization