VCU offers a clinical research coordinator (CRC) training course via CITI. While not currently required by the institution, this course is highly recommended for anyone serving in the role of a clinical research coordinator or coordinator/investigator. This course may be required by VCU schools or centers or be incorporated into onboarding processes.
The CRC course provides a foundational training specifically focused on operational and regulatory elements necessary for the ethical conduct of clinical research, while at the same time is tailored to the needs of clinical research professionals. The course offers learners a foundation that expands beyond but is directly connected to both the Humans Subjects Research course and the Good Clinical Practice course. To pass this course, you must complete all 14 required modules (listed below) and achieve an average score of at least 80% on all quizzes associated with this course’s module requirements.
|Course title:||Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC) – Basic Course|
|Renewal Required:||Not at this time|
|Target audience:||The CRC course is intended for CRCs, investigators and other clinical research professionals. It is also useful to those pursuing a career in clinical research. The basic CRC course is intended as foundational role-based training for learners needing basic CRC training or organizations needing on-boarding training for new CRCs.|
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Lisa Richman Ballance, M.A., CPW, CCP
Executive director for clinical research and compliance
F. Gerard Moeller, M.D.
Associate vice president for clinical research
Clinical research communications specialist
FDA program manager