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“[T]he CPI certification is a valid differentiator in predicting regulatory compliance as investigators obtaining CPI certification perform better on FDA inspections than those investigators who are not CPI certified.”
“[T]he total number of protocol deviations in four clinical trials in the US was much lower if the investigator was certified as CPI, particularly if in addition the clinical research coordinator was certified as CCRC.”
“ACRP-certified researchers have a low number of protocol deviations…[and] they have higher enrollment rates across currently active U.S. investigations.”
What Do Organizations Supporting ACRP Certification Say?
*2018 Survey of Employers Supporting ACRP Certification
agree they gain respect as an organization by having certified staff.*
agree the quality of work performed by certified staff is better.*
agree that supporting certification is a retention tool for their organization.*
agree that they are able to secure more business as a result of having certified staff.*
Support for Certification Boosts Employee Satisfaction and Retention
“Having research staff become ACRP certified is an investment in their learning and knowledge base, which benefits everyone involved. It helps with job satisfaction, retention, recognition, and sustainability of the department.”
— 2018 Survey of Employers Supporting ACRP Certification
The average cost-per-hire, which is up 70% from 2010. Source: Society for Human Resource Management
The average number of days spent filling a position, which is up 15 days from just five years ago. Source: Society for Human Resource Management
Find the ACRP Certifications for Your Team
CCRC®, CCRA®, CPI®, ACRP-CP®, ACRP-PM®, ACRP-MDP® are registered in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office as a service mark of the Association of Clinical Research Professionals, Inc.
“Invest in the workforce to deliver the promise of big data and innovative trial design.”
A report on the future of drug development urges certification as a means to “consolidate shifts in workforce requirements and standardize how people are trained and assessed.”
— The Economist Business Intelligence Unit (Read More)
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