Recruitment Toolkit

The following toolkit is designed to assist New IDEAS registered dementia practices connect with potential participants and other providers in their communities regarding the New IDEAS Study. Additional tools will be made available throughout the duration of the study. Please review the New IDEAS Study Advertising Policy prior to use of the materials below.

There are three broad uses for the toolkit: 

  1. Patient-facing recruitment materials. These materials have been IRB approved for use by the study.
  2. Educational and training resources for dementia practices to learn best practices in recruitment of study participants, specifically in under-represented minority populations.
  3. Customizable physician-to-physician emails to increase awareness of New IDEAS within communities.
  4. Customizable press releases for local media outlets and physician-to-physician emails to increase awareness of New IDEAS within communities.

The patient recruitment material included in this toolkit is approved by the New IDEAS Study Team and the central IRB, Advarra. Since the New IDEAS Study advertising policy requires all marketing material to be approved, use of the items in this toolkit decreases individual site effort for marketing development, approval and implementation. The use of unapproved materials to recruit for New IDEAS could result in removal of a participating site from the study.

IRB Approved Recruitment Materials

New IDEAS Participant Brochure – (English v1)
New IDEAS Participant Flyer – (English v1)
New IDEAS Participant Poster – (English v1)
New IDEAS Study Info Sheet – (English v1)
New IDEAS Amyloid PET Scan Info Sheet – (English v1)

General Study Awareness Materials

Help increase awareness among primary care providers of the potential value of amyloid PET imaging for their patients.
Email Template for Primary Care and Family Providers: Option 1 | Option 2 (.docx)

PET imaging facilities looking to expand their referral network of dementia experts:
Email template for PET Facilities to Dementia Specialists (.docx)