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DSD: Options in designing consent forms in REDCap
Course Description:

Make best use of REDCap features to manage participants consent form.

This hands-on session is a walk-through exploring REDCap e-Consent Framework and other alternatives to capture and manage consent of participation, to comply with relevant ethical and data protection requirements.

If you want to follow the session hands-on, you need an account on a REDCap project. Having an account is not compulsory for this session. You are welcome to observe the training to determine if these features are relevant to your project.

This is a one-hour workshop delivered remotely.


The session will proceed at pace. "DSD: Software for success: Survey tools" and "DSD: Introduction to REDCap for research" are recommended prerequisites.


Once you have enrolled, please check that you have received a confirmation email from MyLearning. You will also receive an email with location details at least one day before the session. Any set-up information for the session will be emailed to you in advance.

Please arrive 5 minutes prior to the start of the course to allow time for logging in and downloading any resources.

For more details on how to book, cancel and join sessions please visit our practical course information page.


At the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Set up consent form in REDCap.
  • Validate the consent workflow.
  • Apply data protection principles on the consent workflow.
  • Retrieve and delete consent records.
Intended Audience:

This session is aimed at staff and students who manage participant consent in their research and similar activities.

Target Audience: All
Course Contact: Digital Skills Development isd-digiskills@ucl.ac.uk
Further Information: https://www.ucl.ac.uk/isd/services/learning-teaching/learning-teaching-services/digital-skills-development/digital-skills
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