Clinical Research Monitoring

Prepare for a CRA job and learn all about site visit activities from a CRA perspective.

Learn all the technical skills to become a clinical research associate from the best industry trainers in the business! Our webinars cover the role and responsibilities of a Clinical Research Associate. You will learn about Site Selection, Site Preparation and Initiation, Site Monitoring and Site Closure visit activities from a CRA perspective.

After completing our Clinical Research Monitoring program, the door will open to exciting job opportunities and career perspectives, the chance to work in a multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural environment, an opportunity to contribute to better health care and apply technical skills combined with professional skills and behaviors.

The program will be regularly reviewed and updated by our industry expert instructors.

You can start the academy any time and complete it at your own pace. Your training content is ready for you today and you have access for 12 months. Join our regular webinars with industry expert instructors to discuss real-life cases or listen to recordings of previous sessions. Successfully complete two competency modules and obtain your VIARES ACADEMY certificate.

CRAs are in high demand – we assume that every year about 20.000 new CRAs are needed. Currently over 600 entry level CRA roles are advertised in Europe and 6.000 in the USA. So, join us and launch your career today!

Who should attend

This program will be of benefit to anyone aiming to start a career as Clinical Research Associate. If you have a university degree in life sciences, and clinical research or study site work experience, you will get the most out of it.

Your work experience could be as a Clinical Trial Assistants, Study Site Coordinator, Project Associate, Data Specialist, TMF Coordinator, Study Nurse, or similar roles.

Is this academy right for me? We are happy to help you make the right decision.
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Program & Webinars

Learning Elements:

  • 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

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the qualities of a good investigational site
  • Understand the purpose of an initiation visit
  • Know how to plan and organize appropriate training for trial site staff
  • Preparing and maintaining the Trial Master File and the Site Master File

Next Live Webinar Dates

  • November 21, 2019

Learning Elements:

  • Effective Monitoring
    • Planning, Conducting, Documenting, and Reporting Monitoring Visits
    • Managing Issues
  • Closing Investigational Sites
    • Organizing the Close-Out Visit
    • Documentation
    • Reporting
    • Filing

Learning Outcomes

  • Know how to conduct and document the key activities associated with a monitoring visit
  • Verify that all protocol-specific procedures are carried out by the investigational site staff
  • Follow up on identified issues and manage problems as needed
  • Write accurate and comprehensive monitoring reports
  • Understand the process involved in closing out an investigator site

Next Live Webinar Dates

  • November 25, 2019


Sign up for only Euro 599,- (incl. Austrian VAT)

Services included:

  • 12 months full access to the academy
    • instructor-led live webinars
    • all recorded webinars
    • all e-learing material
  • VIARES ACADEMY certificate

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