Anatomy of a Clinical Trial

Lesson Code: CTM-802

  • Category: Clinical Trials GCP - Intermediate


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.