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Table 1 Required and optional consent for participation in components of Trial Library study

From: A step towards equitable clinical trial recruitment: a protocol for the development and preliminary testing of an online prostate cancer health information and clinical trial matching tool

Components of consent


Requirement for participation/inclusion

Trial Library study participation

Informs patients of the purpose and content of Trial Library, risks, and benefits of participation. Allows patients to utilize Trial Library on iPad in clinic during visit.


HIPAA form

Provides permission for researchers to access patient electronic medical record for collection of participant clinical and sociodemographic information.


Qualitative interview

Informs patient of purpose of optional follow-up qualitative interview regarding patient experience using Trial Library and potential impact of this tool on their clinic visit and their understanding and/or interest in clinical trial participation.