Clinical Research Coordination and Management


Please note

All in person course dates are provisional and subject to numbers. You will be contacted by the course coordinator once a date is confirmed. This course is also now available to complete online – you can apply at any time and complete the course material in your own time and at your own pace.

This is a three-day online course offered in partnership with the RCSI School of Postgraduate Studies. Designed to explore elements of the clinical research coordinator role, the module provides valuable knowledge and guidance for clinical research nurses and midwives, research assistants, project managers, data managers and others involved in the day-to-day conduct of a clinical research project. The following topics are included:

  • Role of the study coordinator
  • Study set-up – budgets, feasibility, administration, site preparation
  • Patient recruitment
  • Patient study visit management
  • IMP and resource management
  • Documentation In clinical research
  • Data management, safety reporting and discrepancy management
  • Site file management
  • Study close-out and archiving
  • Preparing for audit and inspection

This module is accredited by the Nursing & Midwifery Board of Ireland (NMBI) for 18 continuing education units (CEUs).