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Clinical Investigator Practices Program, UHN

The QCIP Foundations of Research Involving Humans course is an in-class training program primarily targeted to new Principal Investigators, Clinical Research Fellows, and Clinical Fellows who conduct research involving humans.

QCIP learners will be able to:

  • Assess and apply the evolving principles and practices of research ethics to the planning and conduct of research involving humans.
  • Identify the roles of Sponsors & Principal Investigators and apply regulatory requirements and external standards governing the Responsible Conduct of Research, and Good Clinical Practices.
  • Appraise relevant case studies and understand key concepts regarding research protocol development, risk identification, participant safety reporting, and protecting the privacy and confidentiality of research participants.
  • Recognize & prioritize potential challenges & barriers to the application of best practices in research.
  • Develop strategies to mitigate bias, maintain data quality, and ensure adequate supervision and oversight throughout the planning, conduct, recording, and reporting of research.

Fall and Winter sessions are currently open. Space is limited
QCIP is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and approved by AMMI Canada.

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