Assessing Capacity to Consent to Research
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The course is accredited by the University of Minnesota Office of Continuing Professional Development and is certified for 4.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.
Study personnel participating in the assessment process for studies that will have the potential of involving adults with absent, diminished, or fluctuating capacity to consent are required to complete this course. However, we encourage everyone who participates in the consent process for studies enrolling adult participants—whether or not the participants have absent, diminished, or fluctuating capacity to consent—to complete the course.
Clinical Human Research Training Portfolio
These 30 self-paced, interactive training modules, are intended for investigators, research staff, specialists, and leaders responsible for the ethical conduct of human research. The modules, developed by the Association of Clinical Research Professionals, provide high-quality programming, empowering human research professionals with best practices and tools. Module topics cover basic, intermediate, to advanced curriculum. A majority of the modules are also certified for continuing education credits, at no additional cost to the research community. For a detailed description of the offerings, access the Clinical Human Research Training Portfolio Catalog. To access the modules visit the Training Hub (See Instructions on Training Hub).
Clinical Research Professional Development Series
The Clinical Research Professional Development Series is a biweekly seminar and workshop series for clinical research professionals at the University of Minnesota. Attendees learn about current regulations, best practices, resources, and guidelines pertaining to clinical research at the University, and can network with others. CME Continuing Education Credit Hours are awarded.
Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC) Training
The Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC) Training program trains coordinators who support primary investigators and teams that conduct research with human subjects. The comprehensive online training program helps ensure quality research practices while creating a career development pathway for CRCs.
Association of Clinical Research Professionals
ACRP is the global leader in quality training solutions for clinical trials staff and offers in-person training, online training, and webinars on foundational concepts to advanced competencies in the conduct of research.