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Clinical Research Monitoring and Coordination
Medical Coding and Billing

Clinical Research Monitoring and Coordination

This online multi-media course provides essential training to meet job requirements in clinical trial monitoring and study management. The course provides key foundation skills and terminology for success and qualification as a clinical research associate (CRA) or clinical research coordinator (CRC) as well as related CTM, CTS, CPS titles.  The course is also ideal for Medical Monitors, Clinical Scientists and Project Managers who want technical and regulatory knowledge of Good Clinical Practice (GCP) related to pharmaceutical R&D. The course is certified through TransCelerate and ANCC organizations, meeting all ICH GCP E6 training requirements and clinical standards for global trial sponsors.

Whether you are seeking your first position in clinical research or need to quickly enhance a detailed knowledge of global GCP standards, this University certificate course uniquely qualifies you in clinical research & development to work directly with study patients or manage the research functions in clinics, hospitals and/or global pharmaceutical companies. Course completion allows you to join the ever-growing demand for trained clinical study professionals in the search for exciting state-of-art medical cures and therapeutics.

Course Highlights

  • Learn the drug development process and roles/opportunities in clinical research
  • Apply and understand the essentials of Good Clinical Practice
  • Establish efficient subject recruitment, monitoring and reporting techniques
  • Institute and obtain proper informed consent and regulatory approvals
  • Identify ethical issues and their impact on the development of new products
  • Develop a detailed clinical trial protocol and efficient data collection methods
  • Finalize Study budget and key Clinical Data Management procedures
  • Identify adverse events and proper reporting standards
  • Produce study analyses and final reports
  • Examine study audits and inspections and the types of sponsor-investigator site visits
  • Employ practical Regulatory Affairs approaches to  study approval, review and filing

Student completion times range from two weeks to four months.


Course #
ALH 170 900

Class Meetings

  • Rolling Registration: Online multi-media, self-paced course, , 24-7 access and support on any smart phone, tablet, laptop or desktop computer



John F. Arditi, B.S. M.S. and Juliet L. Wheatley

Instructor: John F. Arditi, B.S., M.S., R&D Executive and Consultant

Course Administrator: Juliet L. Wheatley. Please direct course content or career related questions to

This ICH E6 GCP Investigator Site Training meets the Criteria for ICH GCP Investigator Site Personnel Training identified by TransCelerate BioPharma Inc. as necessary to enable mutual recognition of GCP training among trial sponsors.

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Medical Coding and Billing

CBCS Medical Billing and Coding is an ideal program for students new to a medical career. If you’re seeking entry into the healthcare industry, this comprehensive program will provide you with all of the information you need to earn a certification in medical billing and coding.

You will build a foundation of medical vocabulary, to help you better understand the contents of a patient’s medical record, as well as notes from practicing physicians. In addition, you’ll learn current medical coding standards, so you can be successful within the industry. 

Upon completion of this program, you will be prepared to sit for the Certified Billing and Coding Specialist (CBCS) exam, offered by National Healthcareer Association (NHA). The registration fee for this exam is included with this program.

Course #
GES 124


In order to sit for national certification exams, candidates must have a high school diploma or equivalent; therefore, it is recommended you have this before enrolling for this program.

Class Meetings

  • Online, , Online


Equipment Needs

This program can be taken from either a Mac or a PC. It is compatible with the Windows XP and later operating systems, Firefox, Chrome, or IE 7 and later browsers. There are no specific computer requirements other than an Internet connection, e-mail account, Microsoft Word (for assignment submissions), and Windows Media Player (which is available as a free download).

Adobe Flash Player and Adobe Acrobat Reader are required for this program.

Click here to download the Acrobat Reader. Click here to download the Flash Player.

ed2go will provide the required textbooks for this program:

  • A Guide to Health Insurance Billing

  • 2017 CPT Standard Edition

  • 2017 HCPCS Level II

  • ICD-10-CM Professional for Physicians 2017

  • ICD-10-PCS (2017)

  • Professional Review Guide for the CCA Examination, 2017 Edition

  • Merriam-Webster's Medical Desk Dictionary

  • Medical Terminology for Health Professions

After successfully completing your program, you’ll also receive access to the National Healthcare Association (NHA) online practice exams and study guide, to help you study for your certification exam.



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