Home Study

Supplement more rigorous training and stay informed of the latest trends and developments in clinical research with Home Study tests delivered through ACRP's flagship journal, Clinical Researcher.

Home Study tests are based on three articles in each issue of Clinical Researcher— read the articles, take the test, and convert the knowledge you gain from Clinical Researcher into contact hours/credits.

Home Study tests are available exclusively to ACRP members ($42) and are accredited to provide 3.0 contact hours/credits (CBRN, ACCME or ACRP).

Before purchasing a Home Study, please review Home Study FAQs .


August 2014 Home Study
Based on the following articles in the August 2014 issue of Clinical Researcher:

  • Building a Quality Management Plan into Your Clinical Research Program
  • FDA-Recommended Strategies for Sponsors and Investigators to Build Quality into Clinical Research
  • Risk Assessment—Why Should Sponsors Have All the Fun?

NOTE: Effective June 2014, the pass rate for the Home Study Test is 80% to be in alignment with ACRP professional development standards.


(expires June 30, 2015, 11:59 pm EST)


June 2014 Home Study
Based on the following articles in the June 2014 issue of Clinical Researcher:

  • Moving from Compliance to Competency: A Harmonized Core Competency Framework for the Clinical Research Professional
  • Advancing the Research Enterprise: Establishing a New Standard Practice for Disseminating Clinical Trial Results to Study Volunteers
  • Increasing Provider Engagement in Clinical Research Starts with Research Awareness: Leveraging Education and Technology to Improve Participation

NOTE: Effective June 2014, the pass rate for the Home Study Test is 80% to be in alignment with ACRP professional development standards.


(expires June 30, 2015, 11:59 pm EST)


April 2014 Home Study
Based on the following articles in the April 2014 issue of Clinical Researcher:

  • New Insights into Study Volunteer Perceptions and Experiences to Inform Patient-Centric Clinical Trials
  • Accelerating Drug Development for the Field: Building Clinical Trial Recruitment Infrastructure in Parkinson’s
  • Opportunities to Optimize Study Design to Drive Development Performance and Efficiency

NOTE: Question 21 has been changed since the printing of the issue. Do not rely on the print version. The online test is correct.


(expires April 30, 2015, 11:59 pm EST)


February 2014 Home Study
Based on the following articles in the February 2014 issue of The Monitor:

  • FDA Guidance for IRBs: Implications for Investigators
  • Conducting Pharmaceutical Clinical Trials in India: A Clinical Operations Perspective
  • Clinical Monitoring in a Federally Funded Environment: Evolution and Opportunities in the Cardiovascular Cell Therapy Research Network


(expires February 28, 2015, 11:59 pm EST)


December 2013 Home Study
Based on the following articles in the December 2013 issue of The Monitor:

  • A Rationale for a Risk-Based Approach to Clinical Trial Conduct and Monitoring Practices
  • Toward a More Efficient Approach to Data Monitoring: Current and Future State
  • Best Approach to Data Quality Using a Risk-Based Model


(expires December 31, 2014, 11:59 pm EST)


October 2013 Home Study
Based on the following articles in the October 2013 issue of The Monitor:

  • An Evaluation of Participants’ Understanding of the Informed Consent Process
  • The Regulatory and Ethical Challenges of Biobanking
  • Compensating Human Subjects for Injuries Resulting from Participation in Clinical Trials.


(expires October 31, 2014, 11:59 pm EST)


August 2013 Home Study
Based on the following articles in the August 2013 issue of The Monitor:

  • Data-Driven Trial Execution: Lessons Learned in Optimizing a Risk-Based Approach
  • The Effect of Data Collection Compliance on Regulatory Review Decisions
  • Recent Developments in Subject Data Privacy and Security.


(expires August 31, 2014, 11:59 pm EST)


What is 'Professional Development'? Do You Have a Pathway for Success?
At ACRP, we believe professional development is the intrinsic motivation that comes from within each clinical research professional to recognize his or her responsibility for: safeguarding patient safety; ensuring quality of data; ensuring ethical conduct of clinical trials; ensuring regulatory compliance at all times; and ensuring research projects are completed on time, on target, and on budget.

We support the professional development of clinical research professionals by offering high-quality resources and services that are relevant to the needs, interests, and work of clinical researchers, that are performance-based, and that allow you to own your success in clinical research. And if you're looking for guidance on your professional development, check out ACRP's proprietary Professional Development Pathways for clinical research professionals.

Please visit Professional Development to learn more about how ACRP is supporting the professional growth and development of clinical research professionals, and why ACRP should be your first choice for clinical research training.

 

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