RSC has a comprehensive portifolio of short courses to enhance research skills and knowledge. Some of the courses are decided by the RSC while others are upon request by various stakeholders. The courses currently offered are:
Good Clinical Practice
The Good Clinical Practice (GCP) course is designed to prepare research staff in the conduct of clinical trials/ research with human participants. The course provides a framework of principles which aim to ensure the safety and wellbeing of research participants and the integrity and validity of data.
Duration: 16 hours (2 days)
- Background Information on Human Participant Protection
- Basic Principles of Good Clinical Practice
- Definitions of IRBs
- Responsibilities of Sponsor and Investigator
- Drug Development Processes
- Principles of Informed Consent Process
- Essential Documents
- Study Protocol, Protocol Deviation and Amendments
- Handling and Storage of Investigational Products (IMP)
- Safety Reporting
- Principles of Documentation
- Clinical Trial Monitoring
- Audits and Inspection in Clinical Trials
- Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs0
Target group: Investigators, Clinical Trial Managers and Coordinators, Study clinicians, Research Nurses, Laboratory Technicians, Laboratory Assistants, Data Managers, Data Officers, Study Coordinators, Field officers, IRB members Postgraduate Research Students, Technical and Support staff involved in clinical research and all interested individuals aspiring to embark on research which involves human participants.
Course Fee: US$150 covering course materials, lunch and refreshments.
Visit the Training calendar for dates: link with the Training Calender