Research Week: “Advancing Clinical Care through Clinical Research”

September 24-26, 2013

Course Overview

A series of lectures developed to assist in the delineation between Clinical Quality Improvement and Clinical Research.  Topics to be discussed include outlining the routine requirements and processes of both quality improvement and research-with exemplifications of the types of projects occurring at Children’s, and available resources.

Course Objectives

1. Recognize the difference between clinical quality improvement and clinical research processes.
2. Recognize the value of research in its application to clinical care.
3. Define research conduct requirements, available resources, and research personnel responsibilities.

Who Should Attend

This course is designed for physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, other allied health professionals, students, and medical personnel interested or involved in clinical quality improvement and/or clinical research.


Children’s Medical Center is accredited by the Texas Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation (CME)

Children's Medical Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Credit Designation (CNE)

This program has been approved by the American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN) for 4.25
Contact Hours, Synergy CERP Category A, File number 00018455

Registration Information

Attendees may register online.  Space is limited.  Please register early.


Children’s Medical Center
Moore Auditorium 
1935 Medical District Dr.
Dallas, TX 75235

Course Director

Juan M. Pascual, MD