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Year Published: 2023

Time to Complete: 25 minutes

Course Type: Self-paced Online

Instructors: Cheryl London, DVM, PhD, DACVIM, Tracy Webb, DVM, PhD

Learning Level: Fundamental

Primary Audience: All Research Team Members

Prerequisite: None

Course Collection(s): One Health


Are you designing a veterinary clinical trial?

This self-paced course provides an introduction to risk management in veterinary clinical trials and guidance regarding best practices for managing those risks throughout a study. Learners will explore four different phases of risk management: assessment, control, communication, and review. Particular attention will be paid to continuous assessment as well as strategies for identifying different types of risks. Learners will develop concrete strategies for managing risks in their own clinical research.

Learning Objectives

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Describe the phases of risk management.
  • Describe the benefits of continuous risk management in veterinary clinical research.
  • Develop a continuous risk management plan for your veterinary clinical research study.
  • Implement a risk management plan in your veterinary clincal research study.

This course was developed with funding from a Clinical and Translational Science Award One Health Alliance pilot grant.


Available courses

Date Location Type Price
2024 Course: Open January 1 through December 31 Online Self-paced course This Course is Free