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






Fall 2017

November 9 & 10

8:00a.m. - 4:30p.m. CST

Thursday/Friday November 2, 2017

Prentice Women's Hospital

250 E. Superior Street

Classroom Q 

Winter 2018

February 8 & 15

8:00a.m. - 4:30p.m. CST

Thursday/Thursday February 2, 2018

680. N. Lake Shore Drive

Suite 1400

Stamler Conference Room

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 30 days of the registration date and prior to course registration deadline; all cancellations after the course registration deadline 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 also incur a $50 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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