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GCP: Intro. to Clinical Trials and Drug Development, An Abridged Course (GCP0)

Certification Training Duration: 0.5 hours (the average time to complete the training program, including final assessments).
Credits Hours: 0.5
Self-paced Training: 24/7 access to course.
Enrollment Period: 3 months.
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BioPharma Institute LogoTraining Program: GCP: Intro. to Clinical Trials and Drug Development, An Abridged Course
Training Provided By: BioPharma Institute

Availability: Immediately available upon ordering.

Description: Online training with immediate access upon enrollment. This course provides an understanding of how clinical trials fit into the drug development process. This is an abridged, GCP03 Introduction to Clinical Trials and Drug Development, course, and is provided free.

Certification Requirements: Students must view the entire program and successfully pass an online, multiple-choice final assessment with >80% passing grade within a 90 day period of time (180 days for Professional Certification Programs). Certificate is accessible in PDF format immediately after satisfying requirements.

Online Training Programs Include:

  • Immediate access to training: Instructions, user name, password and receipt of payment emailed instantly upon online enrollment
  • Optimized for learning: Courses include voice-overs, easy navigation, progress checks, and high-quality animations to increase retention of subject matter
  • Self-paced training: 24/7 access to individual courses for 90 days; and 180 days for professional certification programs
  • Flexible final assessments: Tests include multiple-choice questions and can be taken repeatedly until a passing score is achieved
  • Direct access to certificates: Documentation instantly available once course requirements have been fulfilled
  • Corporate reimbursements: Employers may pay for or reimburse employees for training. Purchase orders (POs) for both individual and group training are accepted
  • Corporate LMS solutions: All courses are SCORM compliant and can be delivered from most corporate Learning Management Systems
  • Career advancement: Professional certifications may be helpful for those seeking new careers or transitioning to different positions within their organization

The GCP: Intro. to Clinical Trials and Drug Development, An Abridged Course course is found in the following professional certification program(s):


The context of the pharmaceutical industry and modern medicine is established.
The course’s four perspectives on clinical trials are set out.
Factors that gave rise to the modern framework of regulation of clinical trials are traced.


Students completing this course should be able to:
Summarize the key historical events leading to the development of controlled clinical trials, describe the purpose of a clinical trial.
Outline the legislative and ethical framework.
Describe how clinical trials fit into the drug development process.
Outline the environment of cost control in which the modern pharmaceutical industry operates.

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