ClinicalTrials.gov for Librarians

ClinicalTrials.gov is the openly available federal registry and results database of publicly and privately funded clinical studies conducted in the United States and around the world. This 1-hour webinar explores the significance of ClinicalTrials.gov, why it exists, how to search and interpret results, and ways health sciences librarians can advocate to clinical researchers about the importance of complying with the results submission requirements mandated by federal law.

Objectives

Participants will be able to:

  1. Explain the significance of ClinicalTrials.gov
  2. Search and interpret the results database
  3. Identify and describe the number of study records with results
  4. List ways health sciences librarians can advocate to clinical researchers about the importance of complying with the results submission requirements mandated by federal law.
Class Length

1 hour

Region: Region 5

The goal of the NNLM is to advance the progress of medicine and improve public health by providing U.S. health professionals with equal access to biomedical information and improving individuals' access to information to enable them to make informed decisions about their health.

The University of Washington Health Sciences Library serves as the Regional Medical Library (RML) for Region 5, which provides programs, services, and dedicated support for NNLM Members in Alaska, California, Hawaii, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, and U.S. Territories and Freely Associated States in the Pacific.

Staff Directory
Looking for assistance? Browse our staff directory to find contact information, and get to know the RML staff by reading their personal bios.
Become a Member
Join our Network today to take advantage of member services, like free informational materials, eligibility for funding, and tailored trainings.
Funding Opportunities
Browse open funding opportunities that are available to members in Region 5.
Classes & Training
Browse NNLM's upcoming training opportunities, course catalog, and recordings of past webinars.

Class Owner(s)

Contact the NNLM Training Office for more information.

Instructor(s)

Contact the NNLM Training Office for more information.

Continuing Education

This class qualifies for Medical Library Association (MLA) Consumer Health Information Specialization (CHIS) Level 1.

This class qualifies for Medical Library Association (MLA) Consumer Health Information Specialization (CHIS) Level 1.

1 MLA CE

Classes

Event Title Event Start Date Summary Continuing Education Credits CE Categories Is Online Registration
ClinicalTrials.gov for Librarians ClinicalTrials.gov is the openly available federal registry and results database of publicly and privately funded clinical studies conducted in the United States and around the world. ClinicalTrials.gov is a vital resource for researchers, healthcare providers, and health sciences librarians who wish to consult the entire body of evidence on any particular topic. This 1 credit training covers the materials in a survey format with polls and exercises. 1.00 CHIS Level 1 On
Event Title Event Start Date Summary Continuing Education Credits CE Categories Is Online Registration

No classes.