Step 1

 

The C.A.S.T. Post-Training Survey

 

First Name (*Required) Last Name
Title Email (*Required)

1. What has changed ( if anything) in your department's approach to increasing minority participation in clinical trials?

Nothing

There have been some minor changes

We are implementing an outreach to increase participation of African Americans and Hispanics.

 
2. Have you (personally) been NETWORKING, or made contact with the Stakeholders/Panel from the C.A.S.T. Training Class?

No, I have not made any contact

Yes, I've talked with a couple, but nothing has come of it yet.

Yes, I've made several contacts and have either spoken, (myself, or sent materials) or plan to participate in an upcoming event referred to us by a Stakeholder or their network ( i.e. health fair, seminar, patient education program for minorities, etc.)

 
3. Have you developed a way to "partner" with one or more of the Stakeholders/Panel Members' networks to send materials, or have someone speak to a group?

No

Yes. If so, how?

4. Have you found a way to schedule face-to-face time with any minority group who may want more information about your type of trial?  

No

Yes. If so, how?

 

5. Have you identified any African American or Hispanic internal staff personnel who might be willing to help you network and help you distribute clinical trials information to their community, church or social/professional organization?

No

Yes. If so, how did you do it or what  was your previous relationship/ approach to that person and how did it turn out?

 
6. Whether you have begun the process or not, what tools do you (your clinical trial/department) have in place to outreach, educate potential  African Americans and Hispanic patients?   Check one or more below

Ethnically sensitive visuals related to the clinical trial

African American and/or Hispanic patients currently in the trial who can agree to attend a meeting with you and talk about their experience

Other African American and/or Hispanic professionals, employees or staff with whom you could meet and ask to assist in your outreach

Other:

 
7. Have you been able to convince those within your organization or department the need for more training about  and outreach to the minority communities?

No

Yes

 
8. Have you determined  any practical ways ( if any) to outreach with The C.A.S.T.  Stakeholders, participate in meetings, events to educate to notify minorities about trials?

No

Yes. What is ONE of these ways?

 
9. Have you determined the cost ( if any) to outreach with stakeholders, participate in meetings, events to educate to notify minorities about trials?

No

Yes

 

10. Would you be willing to participate in a teleconference and represent your department in a Lunch Time C.A.S.T.  FOCUS GROUP, Thursday, June 26, 12:30 – 1:00?  You can eat your lunch while we talk.

This FOCUS GROUP will expand upon these questions. We want to look at ideas, methodologies and possible ways to increase minority participation and share these with others. Participants of the FOCUS GROUP will be eligible for a prize drawing at end of 30-minute recorded session.

No

Yes

If you answered yes, please provide following:
Name of Organization
Name of Trial/Disease Therapy