Clinical Research Monitoring and Coordination

This course prepares you to work in clinical trials research to help develop exciting new patient treatments and drug therapies. In this one online course, you will gain GCP knowledge and study skills as a trained clinical drug study professional. You will train for roles such as CRC, CRA, CTS, CTA to help you enter and be promoted in the high-demand/high-reward job market.

This ANCC accredited, multi-media course provides the student with complete GCP clinical study practical training and is excellent for job seekers or expanding roles in clinical research. At course completion, you will be prepared to work with major pharma companies, hospitals and physicians to be a part of ground-breaking teams developing state-of-art therapeutics in biotechnology, pharmaceutical and medical devices.

Course Objectives

Independent study with online lectures, textbook and exams relate all current practices and skills needed to exceed as a clinical study monitor or coordinator and much more. Gain knowledge of clinical study trial standards and roles and their practical “real world” application including:

  • Worldwide Regulations and guiding US FDA and International Good Clinical Practice (GCP) standards
  • Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC) and Clinical Research Associate (CRA) and related jobs.
  • Design and Implement a Clinical Trial Protocol and related proper Informed Consent
  • Identify and report Adverse Experiences
  • Achieve successful IEC/IRB Approvals
  • Select ideal Investigators and clinical trial sites
  • Establish balanced Study budgets
  • Properly initiate and train new PIs, CRCs, CRAs, CTAs, CTSs
  • Master Study Monitoring Visits types
  • Optimize Case Reporting and Study Data quality
  • Clinical Data Management Implementation
  • Account and Manage Test Article
  • Prepare for Audits and Government Inspections
  • File Regulatory Dossiers to get prompt product approvals
  • Gain job search assistance for upon successful completion

Course #
ALH 170 900

Class Meetings

  • Independent online study - rolling registration



John F. Arditi, BS MS and Juliet L. Wheatley

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Medical Terminology with Anatomy and Physiology

This six-week course is designed for both individuals just getting started in the allied health profession and those who may already be working in a physician’s office or medical setting and wish to advance in their career. Employees in insurance offices or within the pharmaceutical industry can benefit from this course.

Students will become familiar with the frequently used medical terminology associated with many disease processes. Basic anatomy and physiology will be taught in order to understand patient diagnosis, medical procedures and acute/chronic diseases, and will facilitate the understanding and interpreting of medical reports. In this course, you will become familiar with the following topics:

  • Introduction to medical terminology
  • Human body health and disease              
  • The bones and muscles
  • The brain and nervous system
  • The heart and lungs
  • The digestive and urinary system
  • The endocrine system
  • The lymphatic and immune system
  • The ENT and the skin
  • The reproductive system

Course #
ALH 185 002

Class Meetings

  • Saturday, October 4, 2014, 9 a.m.–noon
  • Saturday, October 11, 2014, 9 a.m.–noon
  • Saturday, October 18, 2014, 9 a.m.–noon
  • Saturday, October 25, 2014, 9 a.m.–noon
  • Saturday, November 1, 2014, 9 a.m.–noon
  • Saturday, November 8, 2014, 9 a.m.–noon

Delaware Valley College, Main Campus, Allman Building, Room 101

Equipment Needs

Required textbook available at Additional readings/handouts are included in the course tuition and distributed in class.


Angie DeAlbuquerque, RN, BSN

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