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Considerations for Special Populations: Engaging, enrolling and retaining the elderly in clinical trials

November 8, 2018 @ 10:00 - 11:00 UTC+0

Webinar Host:

Kelly Franchetti, RN, CCRN, CEN - VP, Patient Insights and Engagement - Patient-Centered Services (PCS), Mapi Group

Agenda / Key Webinar Discussion Points:

While the days of aged-based exclusions may be disappearing, the elderly are still not adequately represented in clinical trials. In addition to universal issues with awareness and accessibility, exclusions based on co-morbid conditions can be a barrier for people over 65 years old.

In this webinar we’ll share the latest data and focus on the unique considerations for the elderly in clinical studies as we explore:

  • - Trial design: tailoring outcomes to meet the needs of the elderly, including quality of life measures, effects of cognition, balance, falls, etc.
  • - Specific barriers to clinical study participation
  • - Factors to consider when generating awareness of clinical studies with the elderly
  • - Creative methods to facilitate participation and continued engagement in clinical studies, including:
    • - Educational considerations for the elderly and those with cognitive deficits
    • - Involvement of caregivers
    • - Retention methods for elderly patients

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Date:
November 8, 2018
Time:
10:00 - 11:00
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