The course about REDCap
Clinical Research Centre invites You to attend the course about REDCap (Research Electronic Data Capture).
Course location: Tartu, Ravila 19, Biomeedikum, A. Schmidti auditorium nr 0088.
To register, please send your name, e-mail address and your University of Tartu username (if you have one) to email@example.com by the beginning of May.
9:00-9:15 – What is RedCap and what can you do with it?
9:15-10:45 – Introduction to RedCap
RedCap Structure – where is everything located
Field types – what kind of data can you collect
10:45 – 11:00 – Coffee break
11:00 – 12:30 – Practical exercise: creating your first database
Creation of electronic forms
Quality control of fields
Making an entry in the database
Data export, log, overview
12:30 – 13:30 – Lunch
13:30 – 15:00 – Practical exercise: database creation continued
15:00 – 15:15 – Coffee break
15:15 – 16:45 – Practical exercise: Surveys
16:45 – 17:00 – Quick overview of other possibilities, Q&A
* Changes may occur in the schedule
The course is hosted by The Doctoral School of Clinical Medicine in collaboration with the Clinical Research Centre, funded by the Regional Fund of the European Union (Tartu University’s ASTRA project PER ASPERA)
Research Electronic Data Capture (REDCap) is a web-based application developed by Vanderbilt University to capture data for clinical research and create databases and projects. It is Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)–compliant, highly secure, and intuitive to use. The databases use instruments such as surveys and forms as research capture tools. Projects are self-sufficient and secure databases that can be used for normal data entry or for surveys across multiple distinct time points. They are workflow-based and focus on collecting data and exporting it to statistical programs and other data analysis software. REDCap is designed to provide a secure environment so that research teams can collect and store highly sensitive information. Many medical libraries have started using REDCap for assessment and capturing of data for projects.
Aigar Ottas, MSc.
Biobanking quality assurance manager