Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC) Basic Training Live

This course is a two-day intensive training program designed to meet the needs of coordinators who have less than one year of experience or who have never received formal training. It is useful to anyone who requires a fast, thorough introduction to clinical research trial conduct, Good Clinical Practice (GCP), and the federal regulations governing research. The class is geared toward providing practical information to get students "up and running" in the clinic, with many tools and templates to assist with study implementation.

Course Topics: Informed Consent; Clinical Trial Initiation; FDA Forms and Procedures; Regulatory Documents and Binder Maintenance; Source Documents; Study Initiation and Close-Out Visits, Compliance and Retention; Drug Compliance, Storage, and Documentation; IRBs, IRB Submissions, and HIPAA; Adverse Events and Safety Monitoring; Quality Assurance Audits and Monitor Visits; Preparing for FDA Audits.

Course Location:
Northwestern University's Chicago Campus
Prentice Women's Hospital
250 E. Superior St.

QUARTER

COURSE / DATES

REGISTRATION DEADLINE *

LOCATION

Winter 2018
February 8 & 15
Thursday / Thursday
8:00a.m. - 4:30p.m. CST
February 2, 2018
Prentice Women's Hospital
Classroom J
Spring  2018
May 10 & 17
Thursday / Thursday
8:00a.m. - 4:30p.m. CST
May 3, 2018*
Prentice Women's Hospital
Classroom J
Summer 2018
July 19 & 20
Thursday / Friday
8:00a.m. - 4:30p.m. CST
July 12, 2018*
Prentice Women's Hospital
Classroom J & K
Fall 2018
September 13 & 20
Thursday / Thursday
8:00a.m. - 4:30p.m. CST
September 6, 2018*
Prentice Women's Hospital
Classroom J
Fall 2018 
November 15 & 16
Thursday / Friday
8:00a.m. - 4:30p.m. CST
November 8, 2018*
Prentice Women's Hospital
Classroom J & K

* Registration opens 90 days before the enrollment deadline. 

Registration Deadline: Registration closes at 5pm CST the week before the course start date to allow enrolled students enough time to obtain the materials and complete the pre-session reading and assignments. Registration may close earlier if the class reaches capacity.

Course Time: 8am to 4:30pm CST, 2 days

CE Credit and Certificate: This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the Northwestern University Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute. Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CPN 15198, for 14 continuing education contact hours.Class participants must attend both sessions in full to receive contact hours and certificate of completion. Please note that completion of this course will not provide students with certification as a CRC. One to two years of full-time work experience in the field are required before an individual is eligible to sit for the CRA or CRC certification exams.

This ICH E6 GCP Investigator Site Training meets the Minimum Criteria for ICH GCP Investigator Site Personnel Training identified by TransCelerate BioPharma, Inc. as necessary to enable mutual recognition of GCP training among trial sponsors.

Cost and Transfer/Cancellation Policies: The cost of the course is $199. Cancellations and transfers must be made within 90 days prior to course start date; all cancellations on or after the course start date will not be refunded. A $50 cancellation fee will be applied to all cancellations. All transfers, including CRC Basic Training Online to CRC Basic Training Live and vice versa, registrant transfers, and course date transfers, will incur a $30 fee. Transfer requests must be submitted by 4pm CST on the Thursday the week before the course starts. Northwestern University reserves the right to cancel any course prior to the course start date and will notify participants accordingly. In such cases, all fees are refunded.

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