CCRA® — Certified Clinical Research Associate
CCRC® — Certified Clinical Research Coordinator
CPI® — Certified Physician Investigator
Benefits of Certification include:
- Evidence of experience and qualifications of a research team
- Validation of competency when considering a new employee
- Reduction of risk to research subject
- Recently, evidence has indicated that regulators believe ACRP Certification Programs result in fewer errors, lower costs, more rapid turnaround, and greater safety in clinical trials when Certified professionals are involved.
Certification is the formal recognition of clinical research professionals who have met education and work experience eligibility requirements and demonstrated job-related knowledge and skills. Specifically, Academy Certification provides employers, sponsors, regulators, and other stakeholders with unbiased evidence of experience and qualifications. It validates competency and incentivizes continuing personal development which leads to the advancement of the clinical research profession by enhancing subject safety, regulatory and protocol compliance, and the public's understanding of clinical trials.
Learn more about certification here.