The Association of Clinical Research Professionals

Understanding Clinical Trial Protocols: Key Considerations for Effective Development and Feasibility Review

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

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

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

Course Description

An essential course for all clinical research professionals involved in the design and/or feasibility assessment of clinical research protocols. This interactive eLearning course incorporates a high level overview of concepts and real-world scenarios you are likely to encounter when developing a protocol.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe how quality protocols are developed
  • Define the different study models and requirements for protocol authoring
  • Review protocols to ensure feasibility and compliance
  • Communicate the feasibility of a study

Competency Domains

This course builds competence in the following domains:

  • Clinical Trials Operations (GCPs)
  • Medicines Development and Regulation
  • Scientific Concepts and Research Design
  • Study and Site Management

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Tools Provided

  • Testing a Hypothesis
  • Protocol Components Worksheet
  • Research Design Models
  • Feasibility Assessment Checklist
  • Case Study Guide


Clinical research professionals involved with protocol development and/or feasibility assessment.