The Association of Clinical Research Professionals

GCP for the Experienced Investigator: Reducing Risks and Avoiding Common Inspection Findings

IMPORTANT: This training program will not be available for purchase between December 1, 2019 and January 6, 2020 while we transition to an improved training platform. If you purchase this program prior to December 1, 2019, you must complete the course evaluation before December 31, 2019 to receive ACRP contact hours.


Member: $189 | Non-Member: $239

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This course is approved for 1.5 ACRP contact hours. Accreditation Details

This eLearning course will be accessible for up to one year from the date of purchase.

Course Description

Avoid site-related findings by obtaining an in-depth understanding of how to ensure compliance.

Take your knowledge and application of ICH E6(R2) GCP to the next level! Fulfill your responsibilities as an Investigator to reduce the risk of inspection findings and attracting more clinical trials to your research site.

Learn about today’s most common inspection findings and proven strategies to avoid them through correct application of the GCP guidelines.

Investigators seek this training to:

  • Ensure a solid foundation of knowledge of the ICH E6(R2) GCP Guideline
  • Fulfill most sponsor and employer requirements for GCP training
  • Apply appropriate preventative and/or corrective action following Investigator responsibility-related audit or inspection findings
  • Prepare for an ACRP Certification exam

Learning Objectives

  • Demonstrate qualifications and execute agreements to conduct clinical research with a research sponsor or institute
  • Compose communications with an IRB/IEC
  • Conduct a trial in compliance with the protocol
  • Conduct informed consent procedures according to GCP and Declaration of Helsinki principles
  • Develop timely and accurate records and reports
  • Summarize the Investigator’s responsibilities

Competency Domains

This course builds competence in the following domains:

  • Clinical Trials Operations (GCPs)
  • Communication and Teamwork
  • Ethical and Participant Safety Considerations
  • Leadership and Professionalism

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