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  • Canadian Critical Care Trials Group
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  • Canadian Critical Care Trials Group
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Lois Saunders

Probiotics: Prevention of Severe Pneumonia and Endotracheal Colonization Trial - PROSPECT RCT a multi-centre trial
• Data collection from the bedside and from an electronic database
• Reviewing patients with clinicians
• Preparation of PROSPECT Study Product for shipment or delivery to centres.
• Training Research Coordinators at sites regarding outcome definitions, data collection, required source documentation, interpretation of source documentation, data entry and validation
• Maintaining the accuracy, integrity and security of a complex, large computerized record system (i.e. DataFax), which includes routine verification of data entered; flagging discrepancies/errors on CRF's
• Final review of charts in preparation for adjudication
• Management, tracking and preparing adjudication packages for each adjudicator
• Preparing and presenting presentations for conferences/retreats
• Preparing and submitting expense reports
• Preparing Monthly Screening Reports, Weekly Screening Reports and Data Progress Reports
• Prepared and presented presentation for SCCM 2016
• Assisting with Research Ethics Board Applications.
• Keep PROSPECT Website up-to-date
• Liaise between the project centre and remote project sites and personnel.
• Ensure that the relevant research methodology is applied and all research material is handled in accordance with established protocols, policies, and procedures.