Target Audience: For any member of the public ONLY
Aims & Objectives: Involving Patients in research will improve both deliverability of research and patient outcomes. This course is designed to give members of the public (that are already involved with research or want to get involved in PPIE research opportunities) an overview of what CRN West Midlands initiatives they can get involved in. This training session will also give members of the public the opportunity to network and share examples of their involvement and engagement. Delegates will also undertake a real life PPIE activity and will end the day by helping to identify additional training needs for members of the public in order to help plan the next training session.
Course Summary: Patient and Public Involvement and Engagement in research is important in order to raise awareness about research so that everyone has the opportunity to take part in research. Involving Patients in research will improve both deliverability of research and patient outcomes. BRP been designed to inform and educate Research Professionals about ways they can and should involved in research. BRP also helps to support researchers and research staff to develop, deliver & raise awareness about quality research ensuring that research is accessible, to all patients and their families.
The training will provide you with information and ideas about how you can develop Involvement and engagement with patients within your research and within your organisation.
Attendees will be asked to make short and long terms pledges about how they will involve and engage with patients and the public in the future, in order to raise awareness about research and improve deliverability about research.