Mindfulness for the Clinical Research Professional

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Course Description

Simply put, mindfulness is paying attention in the moment to thoughts and actions. Mindfulness increases productivity, enhances leadership effectiveness and supports happiness. It also helps leaders to meet adaptive challenges resulting from constant change. This highly interactive course teaches clinical research professionals how to employ mindfulness in their day-to-day work, how to make the connection between mindfulness and emotional intelligence, and tips on reducing stress and improving performance for themselves and their teams in high stress clinical research environments.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe mindfulness and emotional intelligence and explain their applicability to the clinical research professional
  • Explain how the practice of mindfulness contributes to increased productivity, enhanced creativity, and compassionate leadership
  • Describe the benefits of mindfulness in clinical research situations
  • Identify five tips and techniques to integrate mindfulness practice into daily life

Who Should Attend

  • Leaders and Managers from Sites, Sponsors and CROs
  • Project Management Professionals


The course will be led by one of the following instructors:

Kelli J. Deiaco, Ph.D.

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Course Outline

Day One: 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

  • Module 1: Mindfulness and Emotional Intelligence: What is mindfulness and emotional intelligence?; Development of emotional intelligence; How regular practice can lead to better decision making; Improving communication skills through mindfulness  

Day Two: 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

  • Module 2: Application of Skills: Benefits of emotional intelligence: Increasing productivity, enhancing leadership effectiveness, promoting happiness; Continuing to reap the rewards: Sustaining practice

Interactive Activities

  • Dyads
  • Attention and Focus Exercise
  • Self-Awareness-Emotional Regulation Practice
  • Mindful Listening (Informal and Formal)
  • Mindful Conversation (Informal and Formal)

Registration Fees

Registration fees include assorted breakfast items that will be available each day ½ hour prior to the start of the seminar. Also included is a Networking Lunch that will be served each training day.

Special rates are available for multiple attendees from the same organization.  Contact Melissa Dolen at 781-972-5418 to discuss your options and take advantage of the savings.     

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Accreditation Information

Barnett International is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.  Participants will receive 15 hours (1.5 CEUs) of continuing education credit for full participation, including the completion of a pre-test, post-test, and program evaluation.  Barnett International will issue a receipt of completion for earned CEUs within three weeks of program completion.  ACPE#: 0778-0000-17-102-L01-P. Released: 11/17.


Hold this course at your company! For more information, contact Naila Ganatra at +1 215.413.2471.