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:

Call for applicants for the 6-months Postgraduate Biomedical Technology Certificate Training

February – July 2019
Application Deadline 15 January 2019
Successful applicants to be notified by the 20th of January 2019
Program to start on the 1st of February 2019

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Good Clinical Practice

Course Description:

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)

Modules Outline:

  1. Background Information on Human Participant Protection
  2. Basic Principles of Good Clinical Practice
  3. Definitions of IRBs
  4. Responsibilities of Sponsor and Investigator
  5. Drug Development Processes
  6. Principles of Informed Consent Process
  7. Essential Documents
  8. Study Protocol, Protocol Deviation and Amendments
  9. Handling and Storage of Investigational Products (IMP)
  10. Safety Reporting
  11.  Principles of Documentation
  12. Clinical Trial Monitoring
  13.  Audits and Inspection in  Clinical Trials
  14. Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)

 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.

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Research Methodology

Grant Proposal Writing