Lessons Learned from Implementing Competency-Based Job Classifications at Two AMCs

Education and training remain key elements in the development and professionalization of the clinical research workforce. Certain institutions are advancing standardization by reconfiguring their clinical research job descriptions and workforce to be competency-based, modeled on the core competencies for clinical research professionals established by the Joint Task Force for Clinical Trial Competency (JTFCTC).

Why is Research Compliance Important and Where Can I Learn More?

There are a multitude of regulations that impact clinical research, and it’s vital to stay up to date on the latest industry developments. To get the latest information and insights on a broad spectrum of topics, Health Care Compliance Association®(HCCA®) invites you to join us for our 28th Annual Compliance Institute, April 14–17.

Cancer Professional and Survivor: ‘Without Clinical Trials, People Like Me Would Have No Hope’

If there wasn’t already a general awareness among the personnel of the Penn State Cancer Institute Clinical Trials Office that February is National Cancer Prevention Month, you may guess the fact that breast cancer survivor Doris Shank, BSN, MSN, administrative director of the office, is preparing for her second cancer-related surgery soon has brought the topic of prevention to mind for some of them in any event. 

Opening Eyes and Doors to New Career and Learning Opportunities in Clinical Research

When the ACRP Certified Professional (ACRP-CP®) certification launched in 2017, it made available to the clinical research field a rigorously developed and validated test leading to a credential highlighting the skills of professionals whose job roles do not easily stay within the boundaries of traditional clinical research coordinators (CRCs), clinical research associates (CRAs), or principal investigators.