Education and continual learning are essential to a growing and developing career. Provided are links to some industry associations and affiliations, as well as helpful hints for job seekers. Please call us anytime to discuss any of these in more detail.
DIA - Drug Information Association www.diahome.org
ACRP – Association of Clinical Research Professionals www.acrpnet.org
RAPS – Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society www.raps.org
AMWA – American Medical Writers Association www.amwa.org
SoCRA – Society of Clinical Research Associates www.socra.org
HBA – Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association www.hbanet.org
APPI – Academy of Pharmaceutical Physicians and Investigators www.appinet.org
ASCO – American Society of Clinical Oncology www.asco.org
CCRA – Certified Clinical Research Associate.
CCRC – Certified Clinical Research Coordinator
Certification is a formal recognition for clinical research professionals, which is earned through the ACRP certification and exam program.
CCRA® and CCRC® are Accredited!
On April 15, 2010, the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA) granted accreditation to the Academy of Clinical Research Professionals' Certification Programs for Clinical Research Coordinators and Clinical Research Associates for demonstrating compliance with the NCCA Standards for the Accreditation of Certification Programs. NCCA is the accrediting body of the Institute for Credentialing Excellence (formerly the National Organization for Competency Assurance). The NCCA Standards were created in 1977 and updated in 2003 to ensure certification programs adhere to modern standards of practice for the certification industry. ACRP joins an elite group of more than 100 organizations representing over 200 programs that have received and maintained NCCA accreditation. More information on the NCCA is available online at www.credentialingexcellence.org/ncca.
PMP – Project Management Professional; a credential offered by the Project Management Institute (PMI). For more information, go to www.pmi.org
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