Enrolment open from 19th September

Name of the course:
The Role of Research Nurses in Paediatric Clinical Trials

Edition of the course: Pilot Edition

Starting date: November 7th, 2022

Closing date: December 9th, 2022

Enrolment Dates: September 19th,2022 to October 9th (+ 27 days “extraordinary enrolment phase” starting on October 10th and ending on November 5th)

Course Duration: 5 weeks


Please see enrolment procedure below!
Once enrolled and you have received your password, please log in on c4c Academy Platform to begin your course.
If you don’t have an account yet, click on Create new account and follow the instructions.

General Description: 

The course focuses on the role of Research Nurses in paediatric clinical trials. At the beginning of the course some study material is provided to the students. The course then proceeds with two interactive animated video-lessons. The first screenplay deals with “The role of the Research Nurse in the organization, preparation, and start-up of a paediatric clinical trial”; in the second one, the issue of “Retention rates. Keeping patients in the trial” is faced. During the four weeks of the course students can interact with teachers with an asynchronous forum hosted on the c4c VLE platform. A webinar will be organized during the 4th week of the course with the participation of all the students and the faculty. Having successfully passed a final examination and answered to a satisfaction questionnaire, students will obtain an attendance certificate by the c4c Educational Board.


  • Week 1: study of background material provided by the teachers;

  • Week 2 and 3: interactive animated video-lessons and case forum;

  • Week 4: webinar on the c4c VLE Platform;

  • Week 5: final exam and certification.

An asynchronous forum will be available on the c4c VLE Platform during the four weeks of the course.

Who is the course for?

The course is addressed to health care professionals involved in clinical trials regarding neonates, children and adolescents and in particular to Research Nurses
**if you are part of a PoV Team and you are interested into taking part in the Course, please contact your Country’s National Hub. The person responsible for Training and Education will be your point of contact as participant in a c4c Academy Course.

Max. number of persons that each national hub can enrol:

20: 1 per each National Hub


Bloom’s Taxonomy Level of the Course:  3,4,5


  • Sigrun Margrethe Hjelle

  • Pernille Skovby

  • Lucie Spatenkova

  • Aleksander Wisniewski

Enrolment Procedure

  • The enrolment time frame starts on September 19th and ends on October 9th, 2022

  • Each National Hub can select 1 CANDIDATE (who meets the eligibily criteria) and give them the enrolment password.

  • The selected candidates must enroll to the course within enrolment’s deadline – i.e. before October 9th)

  • Once the enrolment deadline expires  and ONLY if there are vacant places (the enrolled persons are less than 20) – c4c Academy Management Secretariat will inform the National Hub’s Referent Persons for Training and Education that there are “xx” spots available to enroll to the course.

  • At this point there will be an “extraordinary enrolment phase” – which will start on October 10th and it will expire on November 5th.

  • The National Hubs can, at this point, enroll participants with no number limitations until the max. total number of 20 is reached: the vacant places will be assigned based on a precedence criteria (who enrolls first gets the spot)

  • As soon as the max. number of people that can be enrolled has been reached, it will be no more possible to join the current edition of the course

  • If the minimal number of 10 participants will not be reached the course will not be carried out.