Greater Charlotte: ACRP Certification Exam Prep Course

When:  Oct 28, 2017 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM (ET)
Associated with  ACRP Greater Charlotte Chapter
Greater Charlotte Chapter in partnership with Carolinas HealthCare System Research presents

ACRP Certification Prep Course

The new ACRP Certification Exam Preparation Classroom Course provides guidance on how to prepare for an ACRP Certification exam (e.g., CCRA®, CCRC®, and CPI®) to candidates eligible to take the exam. Familiarize yourself with the format of the exam, tackle example questions, and conduct a personal gap analysis to ensure you are fully primed to earn your ACRP Certification.

This course includes a PowerPoint presentations/hand-outs, interactive classroom exercises, discussions, and question-and-answer (Q&A) sessions.

Learning Objectives:
  • Be able to list and use the benefits of certification to drive their exam preparation efforts 
  • Be familiar with the question-style and layout of ACRP’s Certification exams, including how to approach their multiple-choice format 
  • Be able to identify and describe at least three (3) strategies for preparing for ACRP’s Certification exams 
  • Be able to use and reference the five (5) relevant guidelines used to create the ACRP’s Certification exams: 
    • ICH E2A—Safety Definitions 
    • ICH E6—Good Clinical Practice 
    • ICH E8—General Considerations for Clinical Trials 
    • ICH E9—Statistical Principles for Clinical Trials The Declaration of Helsinki
  • Be able to assess their individual level of readiness by practicing exam questions based on the Detailed Content Outline (DCO) under training conditions (not exam conditions)
Audience: Clinical research professionals preparing to sit for an ACRP Certification exam.

  • GACRP member $150.00
  • ACRP member $175.00
  • Non ACRP member $200.00
This fee includes the presentation, question and answer period, lunch, and networking. 

Target Audience: Eligible candidates for the CCRA®, CCRC®, and/ or CPI® ACRP Certification Exam Clinical Research Coordinators, Clinical Research Associates, Clinical Project Managers, and anyone working in clinical research that is interested in learning more about the process of preparing for the ACRP professional certification exams 

Please register by October 24, 2017

  • 8:30-9:00 - Registration and coffee, continental breakfast
  • 9:00–9:15 - Welcome and Introduction 
  • 9:15–11:30 - Module 1: Objectives, Agenda, Introduction to Certification
  • 11:30–11:45 - Break (Optional) 
  • 11:45–1:00 - Module 2: Overview of the 5 relevant guidelines 
  • 1:00–1:30PM - Lunch 
  • 1:30–3:00 - Module 2 Continued: Overview of the 5 relevant guidelines
  • 3:00–3:15 - Break (Optional) 
  • 3:15–4:30 - Module 3: Practice Questions 
  • 4:30–5:00 - Questions and Answers, Adjourn 
Refunds: There are no refunds unless the program is cancelled by the chapter before the start of the program. 

Directions and Parking: 
Parking is available at the visitor’s deck: turn left at the main entrance on Medical Center Dr.
The Suzanne Freeman Auditorium is # 8 on the map.

This event has been generously sponsored by an unconditional grant from Carolinas HealthCare System Research


Carolinas Medical Center Main
Suzanne Freeman Auditorium
1000 Blythe Blvd
Charlotte, NC 28203