The Association of Clinical Research Professionals

Improving Recruitment, Accrual, and Retention in Clinical Trials

Do you know how to improve recruitment, accrual and retention in your clinical trials?

This course provide best practices to help your clinical research site assess how to better communicate with potential participants and begin a critical reflection of your own skills and organizational practices to improve recruitment and retention with a focus on operational efficiency, cultural competency, and patient centricity.

Access the tools necessary to maximize recruitment and retention, including reflection checklists for current strategies for recruitment, accrual and retention, and tip sheets for pre-screening and retention.

Upon completion of this training program, participants should be able to:

  • Explain the seven principles for optimal recruitment and retention.
  • Describe how health literacy and cultural competency relate to communication about clinical trials.
  • Compare and contrast the various educational needs for subjects, potentially eligible subjects, and general public.
  • Identify the personal strengths and weaknesses related to optimal recruitment and retention.
  • Identify the organizational strengths and weaknesses related to optimal recruitment and retention.

This course helps site personnel involved in clinical trial recruitment and retention build competency in Study and Site Management. Explore Competencies >

Approved for 1.5 ACRP Contact Hours | Available 1 Year from Enrollment Date