140 Hour CRA Certificate Program

The Fundamentals of Clinical Research 140-Hour CRA Certificate Program

The Fundamentals of Clinical Research (FOCR) is designed for individuals who are new to the clinical research industry, or who are transitioning to monitoring from a different clinical research role. FOCR is one of the only training courses that include ALL of the following:

Extensive education in ICH Good Clinical Practices and in the federal regulations that pertain to drugs, biologics, medical devices and combination products

  • The MRM Step Method™ for standardized, effective monitoring
  • One full week of hands-on monitoring using real-world case studies and medical records
  • Comprehensive Monitoring Competency and GCP Exam

The one week classroom session is dedicated to hands-on monitoring of three complete mock cases, including patient medical records, case report forms, regulatory binders and CAPA plans. The classroom session is offered several times a year in three locations (FL, NJ, and PA). Graduates will receive a resume writing and job search guide to assist in the job search and résumé review.

The course consists of a self-paced online e-learning and a one-week classroom session.

Course Fee: $2,700

PART 1 (ONLINE): $1,500 required for online access, course text, and materials.

PART 2 (CLASSROOM): Remaining $1,200 due prior to beginning of class.