Description: Clinical trials have become one of the leading barriers to sucess for the introduction of new products and services for the healthcare industry. Subject designed to provide the healthcare manager with the background necessary to ask the important questions surrounding a decision to pursue a clinical trial. Deciding to participate in a clinical trial can sometimes result in expensive, long-term corporate commitments, which can have a significant impact on the company's success or failure, particularly in the case of smaller companies. Subject explores issues related to determing whether a clinical trial is needed to significantly further the important goals of the company. Topics include the design, implementation, analysis and presentation of clinical trials. Case scenarios presented by professionals in the field, and students asked to develop, as term projects, their own Outline Plan and Clinical Trial Study Plan from the sample cases provided.
Course #: 15.121
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