ACRP logo Free eLearning Modules for Clinical Research Professionals

Increase your professional competencies and receive CEUs by taking eLearning courses from Association for Clinical Research Professionals - licensed by UC Davis CTSC. New courses on GCP, Quality, 1572 and Budgeting are just added!

As one of the largest representative organizations for clinical researchers in the world, ACRP strives to ensure professionals have the information and training needed to conduct responsible and ethical clinical research. As a result, UC Davis CTSC has prioritized the acquisition and development of ACRP coursework to create a foundation of knowledge that is ideal for any new hires to an organization as well as the on-going professional development of more experienced research teams.

UC Davis CTSC offers ACRP e-learning programs that include a wide variety of training topics on essential components of quality clinical research, multiple options for completing required GCP training (recognized by Transcelerate BioPharma), as well as varying levels of intensity that are appropriate for the topics being addressed. ACRPs collection of e-Learning courses can be made available to you quickly and easily to ensure your team has the training they need to conduct responsible research, minimize your risk as an organization and increase efficiency and effectiveness.

These courses are not mandatory, and used to supplement the CITI course, which is a required research tutorial by UC Davis IRB.

Start today by contacting Kate Marusina, Manager, Clinical Trials Resource group at kmarusina@ucdavis.edu

After your account is set up, log in:

http://learning.acrpnet.org/partner/uc

Benefits of the Program:

  • Competency based training: course content can be tied to documented harmonized competency domains for clinical research professionals ;
  • Performance based training: all programs developed using modern adult learning principles proven to be effective to enhance performance;
  • Integration of engagement tools such as gamification and scenario-based learning, knowledge checks, examples, reference documents/websites and a minimum of two downloadable job aids to increase retention and comprehension of material;
  • Developed and double reviewed by Subject Matter Experts with international research experience, ensuring content and wording is applicable on a global scale;
  • Provides Nursing, ACRP, and Continuing Medical Education (CME) contact hours which supports both licensure renewal and maintenance of various certification programs;
  • Sharable Content Object Reference Model (SCORM) compliant for flexibility across learning platforms;
  • A final quiz with an 80% passing rate is available for each offering that can be linked to the course on your LMS to retrieve objective data on knowledge retention for your learners.

 

All Modules (PDF)

 

Recommended Modules (PDF)

Recommended ACRP Module Description Corresponding UC Davis CRC 2.0 modules Corresponding CTSA Competency Domain
 ACRP Certification Exam Preparation Module

Provides assistance with taking ACRP Certification Exam

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Ethics and Human Subject Protection Covers history, fraud and misconduct, ethical tension, unethical behavior IRB submissions: commonly seen mistakes and best practices #2. Ethical and Participant safety Considerations
Form 1572 Interactive portion and a quiz Lots of helpful information even for experienced CRCs  IRB submissions: commonly seen mistakes and best practices  #2. Ethical and Participant safety Considerations
GCP Test Out Challenge Entertaining game format. Excellent overview of GCP and ICH  IRB submissions: commonly seen mistakes and best practices 

#2. Ethical and Participant safety Considerations

#4 Clinical Trials Operations (GCP)

ICH Gap Analysis Tool Progressively harder series of quizzes. Test your knowledge of relevant ICH Guidelines (E2 Safety Management, E6 GCP, E8 General Considerations, and E9 Statistics) IRB submissions: commonly seen mistakes and best practices #2. Ethical and Participant safety Considerations
#4. Clinical Trials Operations (GCP)
Risk-Based Monitoring: The essentials for CRCs Provides a comparison of risk-based monitoring with the traditional approach, the impact on CRC data management activities and implications to sites.  

FDA and Sponsor Audits

Source Documents and Regulatory Binders

#5. Study and Site Management

#6. Data Management and Informatics

Site Quality Management Tools: SOPs, Metrics and Training Advanced course reviewing proactive approaches to site quality management based on the adult learning theory. Dense informational content 

FDA and Sponsor Audits 

Source Documents and Regulatory Binders

#5. Study and Site Management

#4. Clinical Trials Operations (GCP)

The Drug Development Process: Improving Trial Feasibility and Exploring Your Growth Potential Based on ICH E8, provides considerations for drug development plan/process and individual clinical studies. Includes contextual scenarios  Study Feasibility and Start up #3. Medicines Development and Regulations
Inspection Readiness: Best Practices for Managing Clinical Trial Inspections Discusses levels of inspections, responses to inspection findings, GCP compliance with inspections

FDA and Sponsor Audits

Source Documents and Regulatory Binders

#5. Study and Site Management

#6. Data Management and Informatics

Managing Billing Compliance Risks: Navigating Medicare in Clinical Trials Interactive through quizzes and a “dialog” between a CRC and a Medicare expert. Excellent overview of Medicare Coverage, qualification of trials, claims and compliance risk  

Coverage Analysis

Companion to the CTSC eModule: Orientation to Clinical Research Billing (LMS# 09155)

#5. Study and Site Management

Mastering Budgeting at Your Site: Building and Negotiating Clinical Trial Budgets That Make Sense Explains concepts, details and example for budget preparation and negotiation. Feasibility assessment forms. Explains hidden costs, hospital and clinic charges. Provides negotiation tips Budgets for Industry Studies #5. Study and Site Management