Maintenance of Certification
Please note ACRP’s office will be closed for the winter holidays December 24 – January 1.
Applications Open: August 4, 2014
Early-Bird Applications Due: October 15, 2014
Applications Due: November 15, 2014
Note: Applications will be accepted through November 30, 2014 with a $75 late fee.
Congratulations on becoming Certified through the Academy of Clinical Research Professionals!
As a credential holder, you can keep your designation current and continue to demonstrate your competence through the Maintenance of Certification program. To maintain your credential you are required to participate in professional development activities and report twenty-four (24) contact hours/points every two (2) years or take the current Certification Exam.
For complete program details, view the MoC Handbook for your credential and “learn more” about the topics below.
About Maintenance of Certification
The goal of the Certification process is to assure as much as possible the continuing competence of each certificant and maintain the professional standard of those engaged in clinical research.
Maintenance of Certification Requirements for CCRA®/ CCRC® / CCTI® Designations
Maintenance of Certification is required every two (2) years. Each CCRA® , CCRC® , and CCTI® must demonstrate that he/she meets the current requirements in order to successfully recertify and continue to use the designation.
Maintenance of Certification Requirements for the CPI® Designation
Maintenance of Certification is required every two (2) years. Each CPI® must demonstrate that he/she meets the current requirements in order to successfully re-certify and continue to use the designation.
Maintenance of Certification Handbooks
The Maintenance of Certification Handbook is a one-stop resource for maintaining your designation(s). Find every detail about Maintenance requirements, program enhancements, professional development activities guidance, frequently asked questions and more.
Additional resources, including printable applications, Handbooks, the Detailed Content Outlines (DCOs), Checklists, and many other forms, that can help you with your Maintenance of Certification.
Report Your Points
Professional activities that satisfy the Maintenance requirements can be reported at any time over a two-year Maintenance period. Reporting online saves time and makes applying easy.
Apply and Get Rates
Applications can be submitted approximately four (4) months prior to your Certification expiration.
Important Program Updates
There are many program updates and enhancements that affect all certificants maintaining a credential. Stay abreast of the current requirements such as expanded opportunities for Professional Development and Continuing Involvement.
Quarterly Certification eNewsletter
The Academy offers a quarterly Certification eNewsletter, highlighting recent program happenings, policy changes and program enhancements to keep certificants current. Also, find a complimentary online session providing one (1) contact hour point with each edition.
Get answers to the most Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) here.
About NCCA Accreditation
The Academy of Clinical Research Professionals (the Academy), an affiliate of the Association of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP), independently administers all Certification exams and it’s Certification Programs are now accredited by the NCCA.