Research Electronic Data Capture, or REDCap, is a secure web application that can be used to build and manage case report forms, surveys and other data capture mechanisms for clinical research.

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One of REDCap's best features is its user-friendliness. With a small amount of training, you can build your own forms and reports and manage your own study data.

We can help get you started, and are always here to help. Want to set up a meeting to discuss your study's data needs? Ready to begin your study set-up in REDCap?
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REDCap Training

NC TraCS provides training classes to assist you in getting started with building REDCap data collection forms for your research projects. The instructor, Clarence Potter, has been managing the TraCS REDCap service since its inception 8 years ago. Classes will also be available remotely via Skype/Lynx. Class location: Brinkhous-Bullitt, Room 219 (unless otherwise noted at registration).

Forms (beginner) — building forms using the online designer or data dictionary (lecture/demo)
Forms: Hands On (beginner) — building forms using the online designer or data dictionary (click along hands-on/lecture/demo)
Functions* (advanced) — using REDCap functions with your project like Surveys, Randomization, Calendar/Scheduling, etc.
Open Session — beginning with discussion on Surveys, then open for general questions.

— Zoom link for all training:
Level Date Time Registration Link
Open Session Wed, Jan 22, 2020 3:00 - 4:30 PM register
Forms - Basic Thu, Feb 6, 2020 9:00 - 10:30 AM register
Forms - Hands On Tue, Feb 11, 2020 1:00 - 3:00 PM register
Functions Wed, Feb 19, 2020 3:00 - 4:30 PM register
Open Session Wed, Feb 26, 2020 3:00 - 4:30 PM register

*NOTE: There are no prerequisites for taking the Functions class. Previous attendees advise that you should take one of the Forms classes prior. As a minimum, it will help if you are familiar with building forms, field types, and the options/parameters that belong to those field types.

Informational videos are available to help you get started and gain a better understanding of the REDCap application and its functionality. Visit

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