Clinical Research Education Series (CRES) | “Expanding Access to Clinical Research: Research in the Community"
This presentation will provide information on the importance of expanding access to clinical research in the community including appropriate participants in research which leads to sound science that informs clinical practice. We will discuss: What is community research? Why is it important, the struggles and the future of research in the community.
Employees at Houston Methodist Hospital Research Institute
Participant Learning Outcomes:
- What is Community Research?
- Why is Community Research Important?
- Struggles in Community Research
- Future of Research in the community
Virtual - ZOOM link with be provided to the registered participants.
Anne McCombs has been in the clinical research field since 2005. She has a Bachelor of Arts from Texas Christian University and a Master of Music degree from Michigan State University, and was originally a Board Certified Music Therapist. Her first job was as a Clinical Research Assistant with Houston Methodist, studying Parkinson’s patients and their response to music. Since then, Anne has stayed with the field of research and has worked in many different treatment modalities, such as Rehab, Oncology, Hepatology, Neurology, Nephrology, Fetal Genetics and Surgery, Neurosurgery, and COVID medicine. Currently, she is the Community Research Supervisor with the Houston Methodist Neal Cancer Center in their Clinical Trials Office (CTO), and oversees the CTO’s research performed at Houston Methodist’s community hospitals.
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To be awarded 1.00 continuing professional development hours, the participant must attend the program in its entirety and complete the evaluation tool.
- 1.00 Attendance
- 1.00 Nursing Contact Hours
Houston Methodist is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Houston Methodist will award 1.00 Nursing Continuing Professional Development contact hours for this activity. Participants must attend the activity in its entirety and complete the continuing education evaluation.
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