ClinicalTrials.gov for Librarians

ClinicalTrials.gov is the openly available federal registry and results database of publicly and privately funded clinical studies conducted in the United States and around the world. This 1-hour webinar explores the significance of ClinicalTrials.gov, why it exists, how to search and interpret results, and ways health sciences librarians can advocate to clinical researchers about the importance of complying with the results submission requirements mandated by federal law.

Objectives

Participants will be able to:

  1. Explain the significance of ClinicalTrials.gov
  2. Search and interpret the results database
  3. Identify and describe the number of study records with results
  4. List ways health sciences librarians can advocate to clinical researchers about the importance of complying with the results submission requirements mandated by federal law.
Class Length

1 hour

Class Owner(s)

Contact the NNLM Training Office for more information.

Instructor(s)

Margot Malachowski, Education and Outreach Coordinator, Region 7

Continuing Education

This class qualifies for Medical Library Association (MLA) Consumer Health Information Specialization (CHIS) Level 1.

1 MLA CE

CHIS Competencies

  • C1 Know the Community
  • C2 Know the Health Consumer
  • C3 Knowledge of Subject Matter and Resources
  • C5 Communication, Reference, and Instruction
  • C8 Ethical and Legal Issues

Classes

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Event Title Event Start Date Summary Continuing Education Credits CE Categories Is Online Registration
ClinicalTrials.gov for Librarians ClinicalTrials.gov is the openly available federal registry and results database of publicly and privately funded clinical studies conducted in the United States and around the world. ClinicalTrials.gov is a vital resource for researchers, healthcare providers, and health sciences librarians who wish to consult the entire body of evidence on any particular topic. This 1 credit training covers the materials in a survey format with polls and exercises. 1.00 CHIS Level 1 On