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What Are the Steps to Register a Clinical Trial and Report Results at Dartmouth?

  • Contact the Dartmouth Protocol Registration System (PRS) Administrators at cto@hitchcock.org
  • Request account setup from the Dartmouth PRS Administrator, please provide full name of lead PI, phone number, and email address
  • Receive a user log in name and instructions for registering a study from the Dartmouth PRS Administrator
  • Receive a temporary password by return email from the PRS at ClinicalTrials.gov
  • Access the PRS website here: http://register.clinicaltrials.gov
  • The Dartmouth Organization name is: Dartmouth-Hitchcock
  • Browse the Main Menu page. Follow the instructions for changing the temporary password.
  • View the Quick Start Guide. All the features required to enter data about a trial are available through the "Standard Functions" menu.
  • Go to Main Menu > Protocol Records > Create, then follow the prompts for creating your registration. As the PI or designee, you are responsible for entering your trial information, ensuring that it is correct, and updating the registry in a timely manner and as required by law.
  • Complete the ClinicalTrials.gov data elements, providing as much accurate, up-to-date information as possible. Submit the completed registration.
  • After you enter the data, a PRS administrator will review the record before it is released for publication on the ClinicalTrials.gov site.
  • You can view a record, including its unique identifier (NCT #), at ClinicalTrials.gov within 2 to 5 business days after it is released following system validation and quality assurance review.
  • Adding results, once your record has an NCT #, you will be able to modify it and add results.
  • For more information about registering a clinical trial at ClinicalTrials.gov, see the FAQs at http://prsinfo.ClinicalTrials.gov or send e-mail to register@ClinicalTrials.gov.
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