Clinical Research Associate Training Program :- A clinical research associate (CRA) plays a significant role in the conduct of clinical studies to evaluate novel drugs for their usefulness, risks and benefits. They may work on novel as well as drugs readily available in the market, and are normally engaged by either a contract research organizations which take-up the tasks on behalf of any drug discovery or a pharmaceutical company.
A good training program must have to deal with topics relating to study initiation, set-up and closing the clinical study at site, essential documents preparation, global regulatory, ethics in clinical research, ICH-GCP compliant clinical trial conduct, roles and responsibilities of different clinical research stake holders, adverse event reporting, outlines of good clinical data management, regulatory documentation, and pharmacovigilance.
The presence of a lot of clinical research training institutes might confuse aspirants but one should be scathingly intuitive in making the right choice. The credentials of the institute with respect to experience of core training team and years of institute existence will be few parameters which will help to evaluate the training partner.
James Lind Institute is serving the student community almost since the last decade in clinical research. Our uniqueness lies in the quality and mode of training.