G.A.P.P. Webinar Series

A peer-to-peer learning and resource sharing platform to address Goals in Accrual, Performance, and PPI.

About

Led by the Network’s cancer centres, G.A.P.P. aims to provide timely opportunities for clinical research professionals in the Network to address commonly reported challenges in meeting identified goals, as well share successful strategies and/or approaches in clinical trial conduct.

This facilitated, peer-led webinar series is specific for clinical trial investigators, managers, coordinators, and patient representatives conducting and/or affiliated with Canadian academic cancer clinical trials. 

To be notified of upcoming G.A.P.P. Webinar sessions, contact info@3ctn.ca.

Previous G.A.P.P. Webinars

Webinar Session #1 Remote Monitoring

Wednesday, April 07, 2021

Presentation Summary: This webinar session will provide information on current clinical trial remote monitoring processes implemented at cancer centres through the lens of a large vs. small cancer centre. Common challenges, such as operation efficiency, will be addressed and resources proven successful will be shared.

Chair: Krista Rideout, Eastern Regional Health Authority (NL)

Presenters: Susanna Sellmann, Shrutakirti Kulkarni, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, UHN (ON), Janice Jansen-Pereira, Lakeridge Health (ON)

Slides: Lakeridge Health’s PresentationPrincess Margaret Cancer Centre’s Presentation

Recording: Webinar Session #1 Remote Monitoring

Webinar Session #2 Remote Consenting

Tuesday, June 22, 2021  

Presentation Summary: This webinar session will discuss considerations and challenges when implementing remote consent. Various perspectives will be provided throughout the session including, a trial coordinator via a case study, a research ethics officer from a central review board, and a patient partner as the session chair.

Chair: Don Wood, Cross Cancer Institute (AB)

Presenters: Brittany Speller, Juravinski Cancer Centre (ON), Alison van Nie, Ontario Cancer Research Ethics Board (ON)

Slides: Ontario Cancer Research Ethics Board’s PresentationJuravinski Cancer Centre’s Presentation

Recording: Webinar Session #2 Remote Consenting

Webinar Session #3 Effective Patient and Public Involvement (PPI) Strategies

Thursday, September 23, 2021

Presentation Summary:This session will focus on effective PPI strategies and how it can be implemented at local cancer centres.

Chair: Debra Walker, 3CTN Patient Representative Advisory Council and Performance Strategy Team

Presenters: Dr. Victoria Forster, Postdoctoral Fellow, The Hospital for Sick Children (ON), Chris Normandeau, Director, Research Partnerships and Investment – Cancer Research and Analytics, Alberta Health Services(AB), Don Wood, Patient Partner, 3CTN Patient Representative Community of Practice (PRCoP) (AB)

Recording: Webinar Session #3 Effective Patient and Public Involvement (PPI) Strategies

Webinar Session #4 Implementing CRAFT for Pediatric Cancer Centres

Wednesday, June 1, 2022  

Presentation Summary: The Canadian Remote Access Framework for Clinical Trials (CRAFT) helps enable clinical trial participation by enabling pathways of access between sites offering a clinical trial and patients at non-participating sites. This session will provide an overview of the Canadian Remote Access Framework for Clinical Trials (CRAFT) and site considerations for implementation, with discussion focused on pediatric implementation. Learn more about the experience from a CRAFT Proof of Concept site and contribute to facilitated discussions to develop actionable approaches to overcome anticipated barriers or challenges to implementation.

Chair: Kathy Brodeur-Robb, Executive Director, C17 and Antonia Palmer, Patient/Parent Representative

Presenters: Brittany Speller, Juravinski CancPaul Gibson, Associate Medical Director, Pediatric Oncology Group of Ontario, Carol Digout, Executive Director, APPHON, Stephen Sundquist, Executive Director, 3CTN,Mary Jean Howitt, COG Regional Clinical Trial Coordinator, IWK Health Centre, Krista Rideout, Manager, Clinical Research, Eastern Health, Jacqueline Limoges, Chair, Ontario Cancer Research Ethics Board, Jennifer Cox, Manager, Research Contracts, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, and Bianka Courcelle, Research Nurse, CHU-Sainte Justineer Centre (ON), Alison van Nie, Ontario Cancer Research Ethics Board (ON)

Slides: Webinar Session #4 Implementing CRAFT for Pediatric Cancer Centres

Recording: Webinar Session #4 Implementing CRAFT for Pediatric Cancer Centres