Clinical Trials


Clinical Trials GCP - Intermediate

New Drug Development and Clinical Trials

Lesson Code: CTM-900. Describes the most important characteristics of drug products and explains why the development and testing of new drug products must be regulated. It provides an overview of the drug development process and the various phases of clinical trials. It also introduces the concept of Good Clinical Practice (GCP).

Roles and Responsibilities Under ICH GCP

Lesson Code: CTM-801. Describes the roles and responsibilities of the different parties involved in initiating, conducting, and overseeing clinical trials according to ICH Good Clinical Practice. After explaining the need for ICH GCP, the module describes the part played by sponsors, investigators and IRB/IEC. The roles of other key contributors to the clinical trial process are also described.

Anatomy of a Clinical Trial

Lesson Code: CTM-802. Clinical trials are conducted to distinguish a drug’s effect from other influences in order to determine the safety and efficacy of that drug for a specific indication. This Lesson provides an overview of the structure and key activities of a clinical trial. It describes the trial process from the planning stages through to implementation and completion. The Lesson reviews key concepts and elements of clinical trial design and introduces basic trial design principles.

GCP Essential Documents: Investigator's Brochure & Study Protocol

Lesson Code: CGI-502. Describes the essential documentation associated with the clinical trials process with emphasis on the Investigator's Brochure and Study Protocol.

GCP Inspection Readiness

Inspection Readiness - Initiate

Lesson Code: CIR-800 (PREMIUM LESSON). Provides practical techniques and strategies for the "Initiate" phase of preparing for a Good Clinical Practice (GCP) Inspection using project management principles.

Inspection Readiness – Plan (How to Handle Audit Questions)

Lesson Code: CIR-801 (PREMIUM LESSON). Provides practical techniques and strategies for the Plan phase of preparing for a Good Clinical Practice (GCP) Inspection using project management principles.

Inspection Readiness – Execute and Monitor

Lesson Code: CIR-802 (PREMIUM LESSON). Provides practical techniques and strategies for the Execute and Monitor phase of a Good Clinical Practice (GCP) Inspection using project management principles.

Inspection Readiness - Close

Lesson Code: CIR-803 (PREMIUM LESSON). Provides practical techniques and strategies for the Close phase of a Good Clinical Practice (GCP) Inspection using project management principles.