Full course description
A specialized seminar offered to all new and experienced researchers. Participants will learn from knowledgeable clinical research administrators the factors crucial to conducting scientifically valid and ethical study trials. Presentation will include the critical components of good clinical practices, professional standards for informed consent, and an overview of Institutional Review Board (IRB) policies and procedures. Sponsor requirements and University regulations regarding clinical trials will be discussed and financial management practices related to budget development, contract negotiation, cost structures and pricing will be described.