Behind the Scenes at Palm Beach Research Center: A Day in the Life of a Clinical Research Coordinator
Clinical research coordinators play a critical role in the success of clinical trials. They are responsible for managing many of the day-to-day activities involved in the study, from recruiting and enrolling participants to collecting and analyzing data. In this article, we provide a glimpse behind the scenes at Palm Beach Research Center by following the daily activities of one of our clinical research coordinators.
At Palm Beach Research Center, we conduct a wide range of clinical trials in various therapeutic areas. Our clinical research coordinators are highly skilled professionals who work closely with the study team and study participants to ensure that the study runs smoothly and that data is collected accurately and efficiently.
A Day in the Life of a Clinical Research Coordinator
8:00 am – Arrive at the Office
Our clinical research coordinator starts her day by reviewing her schedule for the day and checking her emails. She also takes a few minutes to catch up with her colleagues and discuss any pressing issues.
9:00 am – Meet with Study Participants
The first appointment of the day is with a new study participant who is interested in enrolling in a clinical trial. The clinical research coordinator takes the time to explain the study in detail, answer any questions the participant may have, and obtain informed consent.
10:00 am – Update Study Files
After the meeting with the study participant, the clinical research coordinator updates the study files to reflect the new enrollment. She also updates the study database and ensures that all necessary paperwork is completed and filed.
11:00 am – Conduct Study Visits
The clinical research coordinator spends the rest of the morning conducting study visits with enrolled participants. This can involve taking vital signs, collecting blood and urine samples, administering study medications, and conducting various assessments and questionnaires.
1:00 pm – Lunch Break
The clinical research coordinator takes a break for lunch and uses the time to catch up on any administrative tasks that need to be completed.
2:00 pm – Data Entry and Analysis
After lunch, the clinical research coordinator spends some time entering data into the study database and analyzing the data that has already been collected. She also prepares reports for the study team and sponsors.
4:00 pm – Wrap-up and Planning
At the end of the day, the clinical research coordinator spends some time wrapping up any outstanding tasks and planning for the next day’s activities. She also checks in with the study team to ensure that everyone is on track and that there are no issues that need to be addressed.
Clinical research coordinators play a critical role in the success of clinical trials. They are responsible for managing many of the day-to-day activities involved in the study and ensuring that data is collected accurately and efficiently. At Palm Beach Research Center, we are proud to have a team of highly skilled and dedicated clinical research coordinators who are committed to providing the highest quality of care for our study participants.