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Wednesday, June 21 • 10:45am - 11:45am
#332: Patient Perspective

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Component Type: Session
Level: Intermediate

This session will explore a variety of factors that enter into patients’ decisions to join and remain in clinical trials as well as strategies for increasing the odds that a given patient will agree to join a trial.

Learning Objectives

Discuss the relative weight of key emotional, motivational, and scientifically objective factors that impact patients’ willingness to join (and then remain in) clinical trials; Outline possible strategies for increasing the likelihood that a given patient will agree to join a trial; Develop a detailed plan for implementing one of these strategies for recruiting a patient into a clinical trial with which they (participants) are currently involved.


James A. Seaton

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James Seaton

Executive Consultant, Seaton Associates, LLC
A patient who personally balances benefits & risks of treatments for four chronic conditions. Also, as founder of Seaton Associates, LLC, Think Training, Inc. and Communications Development Service, a learning professional who helps NGOs, communities, non-profits, State & Federal... Read More →

Wednesday June 21, 2017 10:45am - 11:45am CDT
Aisle 300/400 McCormick Place 2301 South Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Gate 4 Chicago, IL 60616