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 .
NOTE: Effective June 2014, the pass rate for the Home Study Test is 80% to be in alignment with ACRP professional development standards.
June 2015 Home Study
Based on the following articles in the June 2015 issue of Clinical Researcher:
- Effective Risk-Based Monitoring: The CRO Perspective
- A Reflection on CIOMS VI Recommendations for Risk Management During Development
- OPINION: Investigator Selection for Multicenter Clinical Trials: Remembering Our Ethical Obligations to Clinical Trial Volunteers
(expires June 31, 2016, 11:59 pm EST)
April 2015 Home Study
Based on the following articles in the April 2015 issue of Clinical Researcher:
- A Culture of Patient Centricity: Using a Model of Co-Creation to Optimize Clinical Trials
- How Engaging Patients Will Change Clinical Trials for the Better
- Profit and the Patient Experience: Is There Room for Both?
(expires April 30, 2016, 11:59 pm EST)
February 2015 Home Study
Based on the following articles in the February 2015 issue of Clinical Researcher:
- Health Services Research as Operational Infrastructure Within an Integrated Care Delivery System: A Case Study
- Standardizing Principal Investigator Delegation Records: An Alternative Approach for Sites
- Clinical Research as a Profession: Are We There Yet?
(expires February 29, 2016, 11:59 pm EST)
December 2014 Home Study
Based on the following articles in the December 2014 issue of Clinical Researcher:
- Is the GUDID a GOOD Idea? Can Unique Device Identification (UDI) and Global UDI Database (GUDID) Improve Medical Device Development and Surveillance?
- Clinical Research in India
- The "On Circulation of Medicines" Law in Russia: Four Years Later
(expires December 31, 2015, 11:59 pm EST)
October 2014 Home Study
Based on the following articles in the October 2014 issue of Clinical Researcher:
- Tips for Successful Study Implementation in England: The Sponsor Perspective on Using Sites of the National Health Service
- Education and Training Needs Among Clinical Investigators and Medicines Development Professionals from Two Latin American Countries
- The Benefits of Sponsor–Site Management Organization Partnerships: An Indian Perspective
(expires October 31, 2015, 11:59 pm EST)
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?
(expires August 31, 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
(expires June 30, 2015, 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.