PharmaSchool Open Courses

PharmaSchool Open Courses take place in Oxford, UK unless otherwise stated. Please click on the course below for more information. All of the Courses are one day in duration and included in the price are the following:

  • Course manual, handouts and further reading
  • Online pre-course questionnaire
  • Certificate of Attendance
  • Lunch
  • Tea & Coffee

The Courses prove to be popular with people from the UK and Europe and it is recommended that you book early.

The price for each course is £295 +VAT. If you are a freelancer, work for charity, academic institution or in the NHS then you qualify for the non-commercial rate of just £175 + VAT.

PharmaSchool Open Course: GCP and Guidelines Update
Date: 21st March 2017 (Manchester, UK)
Duration: 1 Day (9.30am to 4pm)

Course Timings:

  • 09:30 Course Start
  • 11:00 - 11:15 Coffee Break
  • 12:30 - 13:15 Lunch
  • 15:00 - 15:15 Tea Break
  • 16:30 Course Close


This course takes place in Manchester, England.

Clinical Research is a constantly evolving field and the regulatory requirements change frequently. In order to stay up to date and maintain your GCP knowledge it is important to receive regular refresher and update training. This course provides a refresher on GCP requirements, an update on recent changes to relevant legislation and guidance and an indication of future changes planned. The course is designed to:

  • Refresh knowledge of current guidance and legislation
  • Provide an update on recent changes and their implications for trial conduct
  • Facilitate discussion with colleagues in the field to learn from others’ experiences
  • Raise awareness of future changes planned.

Who is the course suitable for?
Anyone working in clinical research with existing knowledge of GCP requirements who needs an update course for operational or regulatory reasons. For example:

  • CRAs, CTAs and Project Managers
  • Clinical Trials Supplies Staff
  • Medical Advisers
  • Data Managers
  • Investigators
  • Study Nurses

Course Content:

Refresher and update on ICH

  • ICH GCP Refresher
  • ICH GCP Addendum key changes and implications

European Clinical Research

  • Summary of Current Legislation and Guidance with emphasis on recent additions
  • New EU Legislation current status and hot topics
  • New and updated Guidance documents supporting EU Clinical Trials Regulation

 UK Clinical Research 

  • Refresher on UK Legislation
  • MHRA Grey Guide overview and hot topics
  • Approvals in the UK

FDA Update

  • New Guidances overview and implications

Price: The price for each course is £295 +VAT. If you are a freelancer, work for charity, academic institution or in the NHS then you qualify for the non-commercial rate of just £175 + VAT.
Book a place on this Course

Please use the form below to book a place on the GCP and Guidelines Update Course. Once you have completed the details you will be able to either pay online, request an invoice to yourself or your company, or you can print the invoice and send to us together with payment.

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GCP and Guidelines Update

21st March 2017 (Manchester, UK)

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Just what I needed on an annual basis
Great value and very informative

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Feedback from Previous Courses
"The trainer was excellent - informative, knowledgable and kept the group interested which was incredible."
"The presenter was very good and the content was tailored perfectly to the audience."
"Thanks a good course pitched at the right level that is very relevant to our work. Good engaging tutor too. Thanks"
"Really good to have this course available to us, as the information is quite difficult to access."
"Really good course for tricky subject."
"Probably the best training course I have attended for years. Interesting and informative, presented in an easy-to-understand manner. The exercises were particularly helpful. Great atmosphere throughout."
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