AOPEER Study Management and Good Clinical Practice (GCP)
Davos, Switzerland
08 Dec 2019 - 09 Dec 2019
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This 1.5-day course accredited by Swissethics is organized in eight modules and includes lectures, interactive workshops as well as panel and group discussions, preceded by online preparation activities.

The course explains the importance of Good Clinical Practice (GCP) guidelines and the ISO 14155 standard for the conduct of clinical studies as well as presenting the basic ethical principles according to the Declaration of Helsinki.

The focus will be on the requirements specific to the conduct of clinical studies in orthopedic surgery and traumatology. Participants will be introduced to useful project management tools to be applied in clinical studies

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Learning objectives
Recognize the importance of conducting research involving human participants.
Explain the importance of protecting human participants in the design, conduct and follow- up of research projects involving human beings.
Describe the principles of human research participant protection.
Identify and describe the basic documents of reference in research ethics.
Explain how conflicts of interest, fraud, and science misconduct can impact design, conduct, and follow.
Apply the basic rules of research ethics to assess risks.
Describe the responsibilities of investigators in the protection of human participants and how they have the capacity to face them.
Apply the most relevant project management tools in a clinical study.
Matthew Allen  (Chairperson)
Risto Kontio  (Chairperson)
Frankie Leung MD,FRCS  (Chairperson)
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Type AOTrauma / AO partner event
Level Advanced
Region Europe and Southern Africa
Language(s) English, German
Scope International
Academic status Peer reviewed
Format Course
Content Discussion groups, Lectures
Target audience Clinical investigations, Education/teaching, Research
Registration start01 Jun 2019
Closing date08 Dec 2019
Available places30
Cancellation policy50% until 30 days before the event. No refund thereafter
Swiss Francs 600.00 CHF
Payment options and information
20% for AO members, AO Alliance and AO employees
10% for any non-for-profit organization and SwAPP members
Included services
Coffee breaks
Course materials
Ms Marina Meuwly
Study Assistant
Clavadelerstrasse 8
7270 Davos