Thursday, December 10, 2015

Clinical Research Oriented Workshop (CROW) Meeting: December 10, 2015

Present:  Marianne Burke, Kairn Kelley, Rodger Kessler, Ayodelle LeBruin, Connie van Eeghen

Start Up:  Consilience, Edward O. Wilson, is available in Connie’s office (and currently on loan to Kairn)

1.                  Discussion: Marianne’s update: Study response rates
a.       Types of invitations: invitation emails, letters, telephone calls.
b.      The link below gives some advice:
c.       The team is experiencing difficulty recruiting providers via email and are now employing a more time consuming personal approach. 
d.      Next the team will experience the challenges of patient recruitment by means of a mailed information letter followed by phone call for consent and survey.
e.       Feedback on these methods.  What is realistic? What if we don't reach adequate sample sizes (in a reasonable amount of time) to answer the research question as planned?
                                                  i.      Less than 25% of providers have signed on (22 out of about 100); need 30

Prvd Cons
3 Checks
Info Pt
Mult Cont
22--16 tot


Tell why



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2.                  Discussion: Connie’s Honors College Course: Mapping and Final Project
a.       Mapping template (handout)
                                                  i.      Be explicit about the health event and how it relates to the context
1.      Specify for reading assignments: customize the worksheet
                                                ii.      Change the format for the in-class assignments – easy note taking
                                              iii.      Re-think each row header
                                              iv.      Consider a “sun” diagram
                                                v.      Separate out:
1.      Who is this person
2.      What is the setting
b.      Plan for final project
                                                  i.      Template
                                                ii.      FOCUS
                                              iii.      Start of MIPP template

3.                  Next Workshop Meeting(s): Thursdays, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m., at Given Courtyard South Level 4.   
a.       December 17: Rodger on data set of “at-risk type 2 DM”
b.      December 24: UVM closed
c.       December 31: UVM closed
d.      January 7, 2016: (need to plan dates/times for spring semester)
a.       Mondays at noon
b.      Thursdays at 1:30

Recorder: Connie van Eeghen

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