Description

A practical guide to ethical and scientific quality standards in clinical research.Course informationThis half-day course is for experienced research delivery staff who:Have previously completed either taught or online GCP trainingHave recent practical experience of working in a clinical research environmentHave a good understanding of the principles and quality standards of GCP and related frameworks.The course is not suitable for:New researchers who do not have experience of working in a clinical research environmentResearch staff who are not familiar with GCP, either because training was a number of years ago or because initial training was of poor quality.AimsThe purpose of this refresher course is to reinforce and consolidate previous learning, provide an opportunity for you to reflect on your practice and raise your awareness of recent and relevant developments in GCP and related areas of research governance. The course will also reinforce the importance of keeping up-to-date with developments and making sure that you and your team continue to evaluate their research practice and make improvements if required. You will be signposted to resources and quality tools that will support you.Expected learning outcomesFollowing the course, participants will be able to:Identify the interwoven framework of laws and guidance which govern the set-up and conduct of clinical research in the NHSDemonstrate how their own practice is consistent with the principles and quality standards of GCPIdentify areas for development and improvement that reflect common audit and inspection findingsDescribe recent changes in GCP and related policy and guidance and identify how this applies to their own practiceRecognise the role of the NIHR Clinical Research Network in supporting increases in the quality and volume of clinical researchKnow how to access relevant resources and keep up to dateLocationRefectory 20 Post Graduate Education Centre Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust Derby Road Nottingham NG7 2UH