PharmaSchool: Introduction to GCP

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Course Code: GGL001

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Duration: 1 or 2 Days


This course provides a basic working knowledge of GCP.

Who it is suitable for:

This course is aimed at those new to clinical research. The content can be tailored to the function of the audience, for example, CRAs, CTAs, support staff, staff from service providers.

Example content:

Background and history to Clinical Trials legislation

Nuremberg Code
Declaration of Helsinki
Historical context and drivers
Development of international GCPs


Responsibilities of Ethics Committees, Sponsors and Investigators
Essential Documents


Key differences
FDA inspections overview

EU Directives governing clinical research

European legal framework
Clinical Trials Directive
Clinical Trials Guidelines
GCP Directive
GMP Directive

UK Statutory Instruments (optional)

Clinical Trials
Human Tissue Act

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Customer: Pharma Company
Number of Participants: 14
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Great Introduction, just what we needed
Made me see it is more than just GCP
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