|1.||Research Study Coordinator||Study Title:
A study of the effects of three falls prevention interventions for community-dwelling older adults
Participant Screening: Study Coordinator (SC) will screen potential participants, in person or via telephone, for inclusion and exclusion criteria and will use the Quick Mild Cognitive Impairment (QMCI) Screen to meet the targets of three groups of 20 participants each. Participants will be entered into the study in cohorts of 5.
Participant Scheduling: All participants will attend a pre- and post-study data collection session in the MARC, and will have at least one home visit by an occupational therapist and student helpers. Each group will have different schedules of interaction with the SC and the other study personnel. The SC will coordinate all MARC visits as well as Otago Exercise Program training sessions, and home visits with participants, physical therapists, occupational therapists, and student helpers.
Data Security and Management: SC will oversee the security and back-up of all data on both MARC computers and locked filing cabinets.
Telephone Follow-ups: SC will also schedule and perform all telephone follow-up calls with participants (may be outside normal office hours). Written records of telephone conversations with SC will be included in the data records of the study.
Reports to: Principal Investigator (study protocols) and MARC Laboratory Manager (data security and management).
Duration of employment:
|2.||Motion Analysis Research Assistant
(SMU students eligible for Work Study only)
To provide support to research projects being conducted in the MARC
Pay rate: $13.00 per hour
Contact: Professor Drew Smith (510) 879-9242 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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