Good Clinical Practice (GCP) Training for Investigators and Study Teams

This compact two-day Good Clinical Practice course is designed in accordance with the requirements of Swissethics and covers the Good Clinical Practice knowledge indispensable for Investigators of clinical trials. The course consists of a comprehensive overview of ICH-GCP with a focus on participant protection, informed consent and safety reporting as well as topics such as study design and data management. It is ideal for Investigators, study personnel and people involved and/or interested in clinical research. The course is suited to beginners as well as experienced investigators in need of refresher training.  

Programme: Certificate of Attendance
Language: English

29. May 2018 - 30. May 2018

Location: Borromäum, Byfangweg 6, Basel

Duration: 2 days

11. Sep 2018 - 12. Sep 2018

Location: Borromäum, Byfangweg 6, Basel

Duration: 2 days

In January 2016, Swissethics has formulated new requirements for Good Clinical Practice courses. This course fulfills these requirements and is accredited by Swissethics.

The participants benefit from the extensive experience of our instructors. All instructors can draw on hands-on clinical operations in Switzerland as well as in countries with limited resources.

Course Content

The training covers topics such as the key principles of the ICH-GCP E6 guideline,  the role of ethics committees, data management and study documentation. In addition, we provide a historical overview of the development of international guidelines of clinical research, a general introduction to the phases of drug development and demonstrate the importance of quality assurance and quality control.

Course Structure

The course consists of presentations, enriched with practical examples, supplemented with interactive exercises and case studies. Prior to the course, participants will be expected to have read the “ICH Harmonised Guideline – Integrated Addendum to ICH E6(R1): Guideline for Good Clinical Practice E6(R2)” and the “Declaration of Helsinki - Ethical Principles for Medical Research Involving Human Subjects” (Version October 2013, Fortaleza) (appr. 3 hours).