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Recruitment and Retention in studies (online course)

May 21, 2020

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The CREDE Recruitment and Retention Course is online!

Download an information sheet on the online course (click here)

Who is this course aimed at?

Study coordinators, investigators, research nurses, project managers, managers, and any person in the clinical research team who is involved in the planning or implementation of recruitment and retention of participants.

What will be covered?

  • The steps and components of recruitment and retention
  • Recruitment and retention strategies and plans
  • Barriers to and predictors of recruitment and retention
  • How to forecast recruitment rate
  • How to measure recruitment and retention in a useful way
  • Lots more interesting bits ‘n pieces 

To get the most out of this course, we highly recommend that participants have attended a prior GCP course and preferably the Crede Nuts & Bolts Course (this is not a requirement).

What is the focus of the course?

The focus is on applying GCP principles in the field, on the translation of policies and guidelines into practical steps, and a pragmatic methodical integrated approach. We will explore how principles of participant safety are applied in the field.

What is the format of the course?

The online version of the course utilizes an interactive and multi-media approach for optimal online blended learning. The face to face course is interactive, in a small group workshop environment. Case scenarios and real life examples are discussed together with the principles and how the principles guide our daily practice in clinical research.

Who are the facilitators?

CREDE is known for its customized and interactive courses in, amongst others, GCP, GDP and consultancy work with clinical research sites. The facilitators have ground-level experience combined with in-depth knowledge and are proficient in this style of training. The facilitator is an experienced investigator in clinical trials with firsthand experience.

What about cost and logistics?

The online course can be completed any time, in your own time, and at your own pace.

CPD points and a certificate of attendance will be issued (useful for CVs).
Cost: Online course – R575.00 (VAT inclusive)

For further information and to book your place contact admin@crede.co.za or Tel. 082 89 555 04

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GCP Beginner Webinar Course

March 24, 2020

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CREDE’s GCP Beginner Webinar Course is an exciting innovation for changing times

We are diversifying our range of GCP courses to include a live webinar GCP beginner course during extenuating circumstances where face to face courses are not possible.

Is this training valid? Yes!
The South African Health Products Regulatory Authority (SAHPRA) has issued a directive allowing for blended online learning during pandemics such as COVID-19. Access it here.

For more information we have prepared a useful information document that can be viewed and downloaded here.

The next scheduled CREDE GCP Beginner GCP webinar courses are 29 July 2020, 19 Aug 2020 with more dates to follow shortly.
We will be rolling out new dates quickly, so if you are interested, please contact us in any case.

Please contact us for more detail.

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GCP Refresher Online Course

October 25, 2018

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Our GCP online refresher course is live!

For those who prefer online learning over our legendary face to face GCP Refresher Course, we have developed an exciting new course:

  • The whole course can be completed online.
  • It can be completed all at once or you can return and resume as many times as you need to.
  • The total average time to complete the course is somewhere between 2 and 4 hours, give or take.
    Once you have started, you have 10 working days in which to complete the course.
  • Covers all the basics, but also has stimulating extra information and resources.
  • Your GCP certificate can be downloaded immediately upon successful completion of the course.

The aims and objectives of the Online GCP Refresher are the same as for the face-to-face refresher course

CREDE’s online course in Good Clinical Practice (GCP) meets all the criteria for certified refresher training.
The refresher certificate is valid for 3 years.

We also have accreditation for CPD points (8 points, of which 2 are ethics points).

Cost: R1437.50 (VAT inclusive)

If you are interested, please email us: admin@crede.co.za or call 0609550417

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Safety First: Managing Participant Safety in Clinical Trials

September 19, 2016

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New! The CREDE Participant Safety & Adverse Event Course is now ONLINE!

Download an information sheet on the online course (click here)

Who is this course aimed at?

Investigators, study coordinators, research nurses and any person in the clinical research team who is involved in the safety management of human participants in a clinical trial.

What will be covered?

  • The seven domains of an Adverse Event
  • Components and roles in safety reporting and management
  • The philosophy and application of SAE reporting
  • Setting up optimal systems for monitoring, reporting and follow-up of safety events
  • Case scenarios and practical examples

To get the most out of this course, we highly recommend that participants have attended a prior GCP course and preferably the Crede Nuts & Bolts Course (this is not a requirement).

What is the focus of the course?

The focus is on applying GCP principles in the field, on the translation of policies and guidelines into practical steps, and a pragmatic methodical integrated approach. We will explore how principles of participant safety are applied in the field.

What is the format of the course?

The online version of the course utilizes an interactive and multi-media approach for optimal online blended learning. The face to face course is interactive, in a small group workshop environment. Case scenarios and real life examples are discussed together with the principles and how the principles guide our daily practice in clinical research.

Who are the facilitators?

CREDE is known for its customized and interactive courses in, amongst others, GCP, GDP and consultancy work with clinical research sites. The facilitators have ground-level experience combined with in-depth knowledge and are proficient in this style of training. The facilitator is an experienced investigator in clinical trials with firsthand experience.

What about cost and logistics?

The online course can be completed any time, in your own time, and at your own pace.

The face to face course is a half day course, from 13h00 to 16h30. Lunch/Coffee/tea is included.

Participants have the option of combining this course with the Crede Nuts & Bolts Course which runs over the preceding two and a half days. The combination of these 2 modules is ideal for clinical investigators who desire training in clinical trial operations as well as the participant safety aspects.

CPD points and a certificate of attendance will be issued (useful for CVs).
Cost: Online course – R575.00 (VAT inclusive)

          Face to face course – R 965.00 

For further information and to book your place contact admin@crede.co.za or Tel. 082 89 555 04

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