Federal Project Officer
U.S. Department of Labor - ETA
525 Griffin Street, Suite 317
Dallas, TX 75202
U.S. Department of Labor - Community Based Job Training Grant
Building a Clinical Research Track in Health Careers Ladder
- To prepare a workforce with the clinical research skills needed by the medical research community.
- To increase the number of individuals with the clinical research skills needed to fill clinical research job openings.
- To increase the capacity of the College to prepare a workforce with the clinical research skills needed by the medical research industry.
- To implement the "Building a Clinical Research Track in Health Careers Ladder Workforce Project" to increase the number of workers with the research skills required by the medical research industry.
- The capacity building strategies of this project will produce a new postsecondary clinical research curriculum as well as curricular units for secondary students, a well-trained faculty equipped with the knowledge and skills required to teach the curriculum, and the marketing materials to recruit students to clinical research careers. The new clinical research program courses will be designed for online learning, but they will also be able to be delivered in a blended instructor-led format.
- Increase new enrollments in clinical research programs
- Increase the number of completers or graduates from clinical research programs
- 70 percent of clinical research certificate or degree program graduates obtain employment in clinical research related job or continue their education by Year 3
- Increase clinical research course offerings by developing at least 5 clinical research courses to meet specific employers needs using a DACUM methodology and offering courses in curriculum online
- Increase the capacity of College faculty to deliver state-of-the-art training for clinical research
- Increase the overall community awareness of clinical research career and training opportunities
Grant Years Funded by the Department of Labor: May 1, 2008 - April 31, 2011
Target Student Population: 10th and 11th grade high school students, healthcare employees, incumbent workers, displaced workers, students in college preparatory classes, adult education students, vocational students, and community groups.
Personnel: Project Director, Faculty/Program Coordinator, Project Outreach Coordinator, Adjunct Faculty
Classroom Location: 24/7 Online courses, Oklahoma City Community College
College Services: All Participants have equal access to all college services including the library online and ANGEL environment.
Educational, Materials, Supplies, and Equipment: computers, printers, PDA's, and software for faculty to use in curriculum development and teaching in the clinical research program
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