Training Program Title

Fundamentals of Clinical and Translational Science (FunCaTS)

Contributor

Mayo Clinic

CTSA Hub Administered

yes

Contact Information

simmons.william1@mayo.edu

Training Program Description

Fundamentals of Clinical and Translational Science (FunCaTS) is a combination of 13 online modules strategically packaged together to enable medical professionals and allied health staff to expand their knowledge of the components of clinical and translational research. These components provide the fundamental knowledge to promote understanding of the process of bringing discoveries to the bedside and then to the population.

Competency Keywords

Study design, Clinical research, Ethics, Biostatistics

Digital Commons Disciplines

Medical Education

Public

yes

Cost to Access

no

Competency Domains

Scientific Concepts and Research Design; Ethical and Participant Safety Considerations; Medicines Development and Regulation; Clinical Trials Operations; Study and Site Management; Data Management and Informatics

Learning Objectives

  1. Identify and describe the Clinical and Translational Science process
  2. Describe the impact Clinical and Translational Science has on clinical practice, including the social and ethical context
  3. Explain Clinical and Translational Science Methodologies

Delivery Method

Online

Target Learners

Principal Investigators; Clinical Research Professionals (other than PI); MDs including residents, house officers, fellows, hospitalists; Undergraduate, graduate or professional degree students

Learning Level

Fundamental

Onboarding

yes

Frequency

On demand

Time Needed

5 hours

Associated Assessment

no

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