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RESEARCH ELECTRONIC DATA CAPTURE

REDCap is a secure, web-based application designed to support data capture for research studies, providing:

  • an intuitive interface for validated data entry;
  • audit trails for tracking data manipulation and export procedures;
  • automated export procedures for seamless data downloads to common statistical packages; and
  • procedures for importing data from external sources.

REDCap Request

To request the setup of a new REDCap Project for research or quality improvement and/or a new REDCap user account

 

1. Complete the applicable form(s)

2. Complete an IT Self-Service request on Pulse

       >>>   Request Product or Service   >>>   Applications and Software   >>>   Software   >>>   Request New Software

  • In the “Product Name” comment box, enter REDCap along with the title of your team’s REDCap Project. This title is chosen by your project lead.
  • Select Yasmin Ali for the Approver.
  • Attach the applicable form(s)

What Happens Next?

  • IT will create a new REDCap project, and if applicable, new user account(s). Your team’s REDCap Project Administrator, as indicated on the REDCap Project Initiation Form will be added to the REDCap project by IT. Note: This project administrator will be responsible for adding all other team members to the REDCap project.
  • If a new REDCap user account has been requested, you will receive an email notification to access your new login information for the IWK REDCap Webpage.

NOTE: After RSO approval has been provided for a REDCap ticket via assystNet, your request is placed in queue with IT. For questions related to the status of your ticket, please call the IT Self-Service Help line at 470-6700. For all other inquiries, please contact Sandy Berry, Research Services Coordinator, Programs and Support Services at sandy.berry@iwk.nshealth.ca or 470-7548

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REDCap LINKS

REDCap Forms

Beginner Guides

Intermediate Guides

Advanced Guides

Survey Development Guides

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REDCap RESOURCES

How to Design a Database 

REDCap Tip of the Month 

Vanderbilt Training Videos

Excel Supplement

Data Dictionary Templates

Note: The downloadable guides and support content provided is for informational purposes only and is provided “as is” without warranty of any kind. This information is designed to assist and supplement, it does not constitute explicit instructions.

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Contact Us

IWK Health Centre Research Services
5850/5980 University Ave
PO Box 9700
Nova Scotia, B3K 6R8

If you have a general question about research, our services, facilities or programs please email us below.

If you are looking for a specific individual from one of our departments or facilities please select the button below to view the research services team (individual contact information is provided here).

 

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