ccrp membership

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We are a community of professionals In Clinical research.

About our Community

Our CCRP community is a group of people that shares a common understanding, language, manners, conducts, condition, and law. It also refers to a group of people that are connected through the interaction of electronic means for social, professional, educational, or other purposes. This basically encompasses what Certified Clinical Research Professionals Society (CCRP) community is all about. 

Certified Clinical Research Professionals community is bound by the same and common understanding, language, ethics, conducts, rules, regulations, and law to meet the clinical research background expertise for ICH GCP, Quality Monitoring, Regulatory Affairs, and Site Visit Reports/Preparations.

Certified Clinical Research Professionals community is a community of doctors, nurses, and graduate degree holders in clinical research and it all begins from you signing up the membership form to enjoy the benefits of the community.

Certified Clinical Research Professionals Membership is one of the cheapest clinical research community membership with a fee of $25.00 every 12 months. 

Why should you become a member?

Certified Clinical Research Professionals Membership allows you to state that you are part of one of the recognized clinical research professionals’ society in the US, which is the Certified Clinical Research Professionals Society, as well as use your badge anywhere you need it. It also provides discounts on new certification courses, all for the annual fee of $25.00.

Certified Clinical Research Professionals is the foundation and home for all certified, qualified, competent and reliable clinical research professionals. Becoming a part of the community lets you enjoy the same benefits, privileges, and standard in clinical research. It also means that you have the qualifications and certifications to support the claim. Certified Clinical Research Professionals helps you manage your career with supports, tools, and advice all the way, all you have to do is join today.

EXCLUSIVE BENEFITS TO ENJOY AS A MEMBER OF THE CERTIFIED CLINICAL RESEARCH PROFESSIONALS 

  • Career Resources – Becoming a member and part of the CERTIFIED CLINICAL RESEARCH PROFESSIONALS  community gives you access to the career resource network, where you can browse through a hundred of clinical research jobs in the Aerotek Career Center, and also connect with various tools, resources, and services to help skyrocket your career. 

  • Online Forum – Certified Clinical Research Professionals online community forum lets you connect with peers, instructors, and fellow clinical research professionals to discuss critical, analytical, and evaluative issues that you face in the clinical research field daily. It also empowers you with access to share and gathers information and experiences to help you in your operations as a clinical research professional. It also gives you access to helpful and career changing data, information, and resources in the Certified Clinical Research Professionals online community Forum. 

 Let us take a look at some extra benefits more closely.

CAREER RESOURCES

  1. Being a Certified Clinical Research Professionals member allows you to benefit from online career fairs that provide clinical researchers to connect with potential hiring employers on an online platform that is discreet.

  2. A Certified Clinical Research Membership will help you launch your career by providing you with the guidance, resource, and counseling to help you approach the clinical research professional field without feeling like a greenhorn.

  3. Proof of Clinical Research Competence is another major career resource component that will be needed in your career. Being a member of the Certified Clinical Research Professionals community will help you develop a set of core clinical research competence skills that most employers are on the lookout for. 

  4. For your resume and search for jobs. The access the wide career resources network to search for jobs near you and with the most attractive Certified Clinical Research Professionals community makes you attract employers and make a statement that you are ready for the jobs available on offer. It also lets you of pays. There are a lot of career jobs for clinical research professionals waiting for you, and you are just a click away from making it an actualization.

  5. Connectivity networking is also another and one of the most important resource network that the Certified Clinical Research Professionals community has to offer under the career resource. Certified Clinical Research Professionals community helps employers find the specific clinical research professional that fits their needs.

All of these depends on one thing – Certification.

Discounts on new COURSES

All courses are precursors that will help you pass the certification exam and get you certified. Courses are available through the e-learning programs for members of the Certified Clinical Research Professionals community with discounts and beta-access prior to launch. The courses will range from the following; Introduction to Clinical Trials, Site Quality management Tools, Understanding Clinical Trial Protocols, Managing Compliance Risks, Improving Retention in Clinical Trials, Ethics and Human Subject Protection, Quality Control and Risk-Based Monitoring for CRAs, CRCs, CRPMs, CRPIs, and CRP, Clinical Trials Management in an online world, and many other critical clinical courses.

Why join our membership community

Not all members need our CCRP certification (simply proof you work in the field). Certification exams are the prerequisite that makes you stand out and stands apart from others in the industry while being committed to the best practices in our field. Earning a certification from CCRP shows the clinical research field that you have the skills, abilities, and knowledge to safely execute and ethically and competently perform clinical research procedures. Passing the certification exam from CCRP makes you gain the most respected acknowledgment of your knowledge of international clinical research standards and regulations. The benefits of a certification from the Certified Clinical Research Professionals Society include the following;

  • It opens up more employment opportunities for you in the clinical research fields.

  • It gains you promotions, bonuses, pays increment, and recognition in the clinical research field.

  • It increases the competency and responsibility of the clinical research fields, as you become a certified and competent clinical research professional in the clinical research field.

  • It opens up more and greater career advancement opportunities.  

You can get certified as a Clinical Research Monitor, a Clinical Research Associate, and advance yourself with discounts from the membership to our new certification courses.

Who should join

The first step after taking your courses is to take your certification exams immediately to get certified and start practicing. 

  • Clinical Research Coordinator Certification – This certification is given to a clinical research coordinator that has fulfilled and met all the eligibility requirements, showed competency, efficiency, and proficiency of knowledge and skills, as well as one who has passed the standardized certification exam. The eligibility requirements for the certification are that you should have performed all the CRC essential duties which include; reporting and documenting safety issues, participating in the protocol review or study procedures planning, collection of accurate, verifiable data, essential documents, and source documents, participating and preparation of sponsor audits, regulatory inspections, and conduction of subject visits. You must have a bachelor’s degree or higher and a minimum of 3,000 hours of performed essential duties, or an associate’s degree, RN, LVN, or LPN degree and a minimum of 4,500 hours of performed essential duties, or High School Diploma, Medical Assistant, or Lab Technician and a minimum of 6,000 hours of performed essential duties.

  • Clinical Research Associate Certification - This certification is given to a clinical research associate that has fulfilled and met all the eligibility requirements, showed competency, efficiency, and proficiency of knowledge and skills, as well as one who has passed the standardized certification exam. The eligibility requirements for the certification are that you should have performed all the CRA essential duties which includes; working independently on the site without resorting to the clinical trial site manager or the Principal Investigator that conducting the clinical research, working on behalf of the sponsor which could be a physician, university department, a pharmaceutical or device company, a granting agency, etc., verifying and ensuring that the ICH (International Conference on Harmonisation) GCP (Good Clinical Practices) and regulatory affairs requirements are met and conducted accordingly to protect and ethically treat human subjects, to ensure the identification and reporting of safety issues from all quarters (research site staff to sponsors to (International Review Board) IRB/IEC), accurately and completely review all site records which includes; data collection tools, essential documents, and query resolutions, as well as perform monitoring activities. You must have a bachelor’s degree or higher and a minimum of 3,000 hours of performed essential duties, or an associate’s degree, RN, LVN, or LPN degree and a minimum of 4,500 hours of performed essential duties, or High School Diploma, Medical Assistant, or Lab Technician and a minimum of 6,000 hours of performed essential duties.

  • Clinical Research Project Manager - This certification is given to a clinical research project manager that has fulfilled and met all the eligibility requirements, showed competency, efficiency, and proficiency of knowledge and skills, as well as one who has passed the standardized certification exam. A Certified Research Project manager is awarded to a clinical research professional that has showcased the knowledge proficiency by passing a 60-question exam.  The eligibility requirement for the certification is that you should have performed all the CRPM essential duties which include you having to hold one of the following certifications of a clinical research professional; Clinical Research Coordinator Certification, a Clinical Research Associate Certification, a Clinical Research Project manager Certification, a Clinical Principal Investigator Certification. You must have a bachelor’s degree or higher and a minimum of 3,000 hours of performed essential duties, or an associate’s degree, RN, LVN, or LPN degree and a minimum of 4,500 hours of performed essential duties, or High School Diploma, Medical Assistant, or Lab Technician and a minimum of 6,000 hours of performed essential duties.

  • Clinical Research Principal Investigator - This certification is given to a clinical research principal investigator that has fulfilled and met all the eligibility requirements, showed competency, efficiency, and proficiency of knowledge and skills, as well as one who has passed the standardized certification exam. The eligibility requirements for the certification are that you should have performed all the CRPI essential duties which include; being responsible for the safe and ethical conduct of a clinical trial or clinical research, facilitates and verify the formal approvals according to the regulatory affair requirements and the ICH (International Conference on Harmonisation) GCP (Good Clinical Practices), perform and supervise over the operations and conduct of study-related procedures and monitor the safety of the trial subjects as well as the investigational staff, evaluate the study proposal and take decisions on who will participate in it, participate in the selection of clinical trial subjects according to the recruitment strategy, ensuring adequate study close-out of the clinical trials, ensure that there is proper communication with subjects, sponsor’s personnel (clinical research associates), clinical trial site personnel and the IRB (Institutional Review Board), ensure the compliance with the regulatory requirements set up by the regulatory affairs agency and the ICH GCP, ensure the compliance with the clinical research protocol, and the compliance with the handling of the investigational product. They also collect accurate and verifiable data and other essential study documents, as well as ensure that all clinical trial site initiation activities are performed to start and conduct the clinical research study. You must have a licensed Physician’s Assistant or Nurse Practitioner in which you’ve served in a Principal Investigator role, or a Doctorate level degree (DDS, MD, or equivalent degree such as DO, MBBS, or MBChB, Ph.D., PharmD, DNP).

  • Clinical Research Certified Professional - This certification is given to clinical research certified professional that has fulfilled and met all the eligibility requirements, showed competency, efficiency, and proficiency of knowledge and skills, as well as one who has passed the standardized certification exam. The eligibility requirements for the certification are that you should have performed all the CRCP essential duties which includes; conducting the conduct of clinical trials with participants, overseeing the management administration, study site management which will include the following; clinical research site, sponsor, monitoring of activities (in-house monitoring, remote monitoring, and central monitoring), CRO, clinical research education or training, quality assurance, quality control, project management, data management, safety monitoring, medical monitoring, medical safety liaison, International Review Board (IRB) professionalism, Pharmacovigilance, and planning of protocol designs, business operations, site selection activities, site management activities, regulatory document preparation and collection, clinical operations role within the Clinical Research Organizations, clinical trial sites, and academic medical centres, budgeting, billing, contracting and billing compliance in all business operations. You must have a bachelor’s degree or higher and a minimum of two years or 3,000 hours of performed essential duties as a full-time Clinical Research Professional, or an associate’s degree, RN, LVN, or LPN degree and a minimum of 4,500 hours of performed essential duties as a full time Clinical Research Professional, or High School Diploma, Medical Assistant, or Lab Technician and a minimum of 6,000 hours of performed essential duties as a full time Clinical Research Professional.

The certification is to evaluate all CRPs’ knowledge and application of the conduct of clinical investigations involving humans in accordance with the United States Code of Federal Regulations, ICH GCP, ICH Clinical Safety Data Management: Definition and Standards for Expedited Reporting and the ethical principles that guide clinical research with the principles of the Declaration of Helsinki, the Nuremberg Code, and the Belmont Report. 

Certified Clinical Research Professionals membership is available to all clinical research professionals, when we mean all, believe us, we mean all. It doesn’t matter if you work with cooperative research groups, government agencies, Clinical Research Organizations, pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology companies, private institutions, independent research teams, Site Management Organizations, and development organizations, academic institutions, and device manufacturers, and basically anyone that works and is involved in the management of clinical trials. 

Requirements

There is no discrimination to the various professionals in the clinical research and clinical trial field, as long as you are an integral part of the clinical research team. Working as a manufacturer of a new product, treatment regimen, or drug, or as a supporter of the research institution, means that you are a clinical research professional. Clinical Research Professionals are called by many names; investigators, auditors, monitors, data management officer, research nurse, research professional, clinical research coordinator, clinical trial manager, clinical project manager, clinical resource manager, principal investigators, and many others.  

All members of the Certified Clinical Research Professionals community are joined together by one bond that exists among all the personnel involved in all the areas of the clinical research responsibilities. Opportunities that include education, networking, and career growth are the highlights of the Certified Clinical Research Professionals membership program. The community keeps abreast with all the changes that occur daily in the health care field as well as the developments and new practices, while also focusing on complying with the regulatory affairs of the clinical research field.

The main aim and goal of the Certified Clinical Research Professionals community are to promote competency and excellence in the field of clinical research and clinical trials. 

Certified Clinical Research Professionals supports and endorses clinical research professionals through their membership programs, training and mentorship programs, online courses and development, as well as certification, recruitments, and research job placement. 

Join the community of the Certified Clinical Research Professionals Society and become a member to enjoy the full benefits, it will cost you just $25.00 per year.

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