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Clinical Research Associate

Content: Medicines Development Process, Good Clinical Practice, Regulatory Environment in the EU and USA, Clinical Trial Design & Clinical Research Roles and Responsibilities,…

Learning: 80-100 hours online and self-paced, 8 Modules, Final Exam

Duration: 8-10 weeks

Certificates: GCP, VIARES, ACRP

Prerequisites: ideally life science education or first work experience

319.90  99.90 or 12x 11.90

More than a Course

A Flexible Online Setup

Our setup enables you to complete this program either next to a full-time job or in a focused effort. 100% of the program is online and most of the training courses can be completed at any time.

Get Certified & Job Ready

On successful completion of this program, you will be certified and will have acquired knowledge, skills and competencies to start at an entry level role as Clinical Research Associate, In-House Clinical Research Associate or similar.

The VIARES Clinical Research Associate program is more than just a training. It’s a life-changer!

  • modules including
    • e-learnings
    • assignments
    • knowledge checks
  • Set clear goals
  • Get properly trained
  • CV, CV, CV
  • Ace Your Interview
  • Negotiate
  • Weekly new Global Jobs
  • Skip the Application Line
  • Join Career Events

Course Program

The Clinical Research Associate Program consists of eight consecutive modules. You will complete each module by:

  • taking your e-learning
  • submitting your assignment work
  • reviewing pre-recorded webinars
  • completing your module test

8 Modules – 100 Learning Hours – 3 Certificates.

Successfully complete the 8 competency modules below to obtain your VIARES Academy Certificate on top.

  • Background of medicines development
  • Research and discovery stage & product development
  • Clinical development
  • Regulatory submission, Health Technology Assessment, lifecycle management
  • ICH GCP and other applicable regulations
  • Applicable international and national regulations
  • ICH GCP E6 (R2)
  • FDA Regulation
  • Quality Assurance: Audits and Inspections
  • The Study Protocol
    • Elements of a Study Protocol according to ICH GCP
    • Trial Design
    • Methodologies
  • Roles and Responsibilities
    • Ethics Committees
    • Sponsor / Monitor
    • Investigator
    • Competent Authority
  • Selecting an Investigational Site
    • Assessing Investigational Sites
    • Training and Upgrading Investigational Sites
  • Initiating Investigational Sites
    • Organizing the Initiation Visit
    • Setting up the required documentation – Essential Documents
  • Effective Monitoring
    • Planning, Conducting, Documenting, and Reporting Monitoring Visits
    • Managing Issues
  • Closing Investigational Sites
    • Organizing the Close-Out Visit
    • Documentation
    • Reporting
  • Patient Protection
    • Patient Information
    • Collecting Patient Consent
    • Special Patient Populations
  • Adverse Event Reporting
    • Types of Adverse Events
    • Identifying and Reporting Serious Adverse Events
  • Managing the Investigational Medicinal Product
    • Definition of investigational medicinal product (IMP) / study drug
    • Provision of the IMP
    • Drug Accountability
    • Randomization, blinding and un-blinding processes
    • Managing Expiry Dates
    • Collecting IMP after Site Close-out
  • Data Collection
    • Clinical Research Form (CRFs)
    • Process of Data Collection
    • Data Collection Systems
  • Data Validation
    • Data validation process
    • Query Process
    • Data Quality Assurance
Wes Marcellus VIARES Clinical Research Training Course Graduate
"The VIARES Academy is one of the most valuable training experiences I’ve had in my career as a clinical researcher. The streamlined course content, challenging homework assignments, and live instruction create a training format that I found engaging, thorough, and dynamic. As a result of completing this program, I feel much more prepared to succeed as a clinical research professional."
Wes M. VIARES Graduate

Start today

You can start the training right away and complete it at your own pace. This training contains 100 hours of online material.

You do not need to wait for a kick-off date, you can start your training anytime  – as early as today if you wish.

Your expert instructors

Eric Klaver VIARES Clinical Research Associate Training Expert Instructor
Gabriele Disselhoff VIARES Clinical Research Associate Training Expert Instructor
Gavin Chait VIARES Clinical Research Associate Training Expert Instructor

Who should attend the Course

This program will be of benefit to anyone with a life science degree AND/OR first relevant work experience, ideally in clinical research, pharma or related areas, e.g. working with patients, medical products or services, medical technology, laboratories or similar.

If you are not sure if this is the right training for you, we are happy to help you make the right decision. Email us at academy@theviares.com and we will contact you.

Course Fee

The fee includes:

  • registration fee
  • all online-training course material
  • one year online access to our learning management system
  • mini-exams during the training to test your knowledge
  • personalized attendance confirmation upon completion

plus exclusive VIARES benefits:

  • get automatically accepted as Ambassadors and earn credits
  • join career events at no cost
  • free access to our weekly updated global job list
  • apply to exclusive job offers
  • get your personal career coaching
  • Pay per month to keep learning online, or save with an annual payment
  • Access to your online training course as long as you keep your subscription active
  • Have complete control over your subscription; you can cancel any time
  • Work at your own pace and set your own deadlines at every stage
  • Complete online assessments to test your knowledge and prove your skills
  • Earn your personalized attendance confirmation

The fee includes:

  • registration fee
  • all online-training course material, 100% online available in our learning management system
  • module check points (mini-exams during the training to test your knowledge)

plus exclusive VIARES benefits:

  • get automatically accepted as Ambassadors and earn cash
  • join career events at no cost
  • free access to our weekly updated global job list
  • apply to exclusive job offers
  • get your personal career coaching
 

Certificate

  • get VIARES and ACRP certified, by adding your Certification Exam to your training course
  • includes VIARES Exam of 100 question online test
  • In addition you will get a 1-year free membership with ACRP. You will also be able to take ACRP’s new ELKA (Entry-Level Knowledge Assessment) test. Upon successful completion, you will receive ACRP’s endorsement (ELKA certificate) of their foundational competencies required for entry-level roles in clinical research.

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"The VIARES Academy is one of the most valuable training experiences I’ve had in my career as a clinical researcher. The streamlined course content, challenging homework assignments, and live instruction create a training format that I found engaging, thorough, and dynamic. As a result of completing this program, I feel much more prepared to succeed as a clinical research professional."

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