The Association of Clinical Research Professionals

Introduction to Clinical Trials

This training program provides the foundational knowledge upon which one can develop their competence as a clinical research professional.

This 2-hour online course details how medical products are developed, how volunteer patients are protected, and who plays key roles in the development, research, review, and approval of medical products.

In addition to supporting clinical research professionals and organizations, this program is an ideal tool for organizations seeking to help educate the public about clinical research and to raise awareness of clinical trials and the clinical research profession.

Introduction to Clinical Trials is an ideal program for all novice clinical researchers, those interested in the profession, or those indirectly involved in clinical trials.

Upon completion of this training program, participants should be able to:

  • Analyze the study and site activities and requirements.
  • Explain the core ethical principles of clinical research.
  • Discuss how the research subject’s safety, rights and welfare are protected in clinical trials.
  • Describe the development process for medical products and the related regulations.
  • Determine good clinical practices for ensuring the safety of the research subject and the validity of a clinical trial.

This course helps clinical researchers of all types build competency in Clinical Trial Operations (GCPs), Ethical and Participant Safety Considerations, and Scientific Concepts and Research Design. Explore Competencies >

Course Not Approved for ACRP Contact Hours | Available 1 Year from Enrollment Date