Posts Tagged: Clinical research courses

What Is The Canadian Drug Agency? A Guide For Students In Clinical Research Training

As the Canadian healthcare system undergoes a significant transformation, clinical research training becomes increasingly crucial. The newly established Canadian Drug Agency (CDA) plays a pivotal role in this evolution, exemplifying the need for professionals skilled in navigating clinical research frameworks. The creation of the CDA in December 2023 marks a significant stride towards a more efficient, equitable, and sustainable pharmaceutical system in Canada. The CDA aims to address issues by providing dedicated leadership and fostering collaboration across stakeholders within the pharmaceutical system. For clinical research students at AAPS, understanding the role and structure of the CDA is crucial in navigating.. READ MORE »

Student Success Story: Clinical Research Training Grad Asha Naik

According to Albert Einstein, the only source of knowledge is experience. This quote perfectly captures the spirit of clinical research training. It’s a field where theory meets practice, where scientific inquiry intersects with patient well-being. It’s a world constantly evolving, driven by the dedication of individuals like Asha Naik, who are passionate about pushing boundaries and exploring new horizons. In the latest episode of our student success series, we share the experiences of one of our biggest luminaries, Clinical Research Training Graduate Asha Naik. We hope that Asha’s story inspires you to never relent in pursuing your dreams. Because, just.. READ MORE »

An Introduction to Pharmaceutical Biotechnology for Those in Clinical Research Training

Biotechnology uses biological processes and components to create new medications and improve healthcare outcomes. Its applications are in many fields, such as industry, research, agriculture, and medical facilities. Before these technologies are released, clinical research carefully assesses these technologies’ efficacy and safety through rigorous trials and evaluations. This combination of clinical research and biotechnology creates a powerful partnership that addresses various health-related issues and promotes advancing a healthier human life. This blog post explains the fundamentals of pharmaceutical biotechnology and explores its significance in the context of clinical research careers. Additionally, it will highlight key roles that biotech students can.. READ MORE »

Mastering Project Management: 4 Practices to Remember Post Clinical Research Training

Clinical research training equips individuals with the tools, knowledge, and skills to conduct and monitor healthcare-related investigations. But as any seasoned researcher will tell you, it’s not just about science.  Behind every successful clinical study lies an intricate web of planning, coordination, and execution. This is where project management comes into play. Effective project management can be the difference between success and costly mistakes, whether you’re handling a small study or a multi-center trial. Here are four crucial project management practices to remember post clinical research training. 1. Start With Clear Objectives and Scope The first step in any project.. READ MORE »

Understanding Canada’s Pharmaceutical Industry through Clinical Research Training

Canada’s pharmaceutical sector is as multifaceted and complex as it is dynamic. Therefore, those seeking to contribute to the growth and success of the Canadian pharmaceutical industry would benefit from a comprehensive understanding of the country’s pharmaceutical landscape through clinical research training.  One such program providing valuable insights into Canada’s pharmaceutical industry is the Clinical Research, Drug Safety, and Pharmacovigilance diploma offered by the Academy of Applied Pharmaceutical Sciences (AAPS). This online program comprises a comprehensive curriculum that covers the fundamental aspects of clinical research, drug safety, and pharmacovigilance, providing participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to excel in.. READ MORE »

Considering Clinical Research Training? 4 Tips for Writing Clinical Trial Protocols

Clinical research examines the safety and potency of medical treatments, drugs, and devices given to human subjects. And because the entire process must follow certain procedures to meet the safety and efficacy objectives, a clinical trial protocol must be developed to provide the necessary roadmap.  Learning to write a clinical trial protocol is a key part of the program offered to those undergoing clinical research training. At AAPS, you will receive the global standard clinical training to make protocol writing a walk in the park. This blog discusses four crucial tips for writing clinical trial protocols.  1. Be Clear and.. READ MORE »

Is Clinical Research a Good Career Path? 3 Reasons to Earn Your Certification

Clinical research plays a key role in the Healthcare industry. Consequently, it’s an essential and rapidly growing field, with many career opportunities available for individuals with the necessary skills and qualifications. Our Clinical Research Diploma program provides comprehensive training for students interested in clinical research careers in pharma. Beyond this, it opens up several opportunities for rewarding and fulfilling careers in various organizations committed to improving the quality of people’s lives.  In this blog, we will explore the question of whether clinical research is a good career path and provide three reasons why earning certification in this field can benefit.. READ MORE »

What Is Clinical Research? An Overview For Those Considering Clinical Research Training

Clinical research is the process of investigating medical treatments, drugs, and devices in human subjects to evaluate their safety and efficacy. It is a vital aspect of healthcare and has significantly contributed to the development of innovative treatments and cures for various diseases. For those interested in undergoing Clinical Research training, AAPS’ Clinical Research, Drug Safety and Pharmacovigilance Certificate courses offer a direct pathway to the attainment of a full understanding of Clinical Research and what it entails. The program also helps students achieve a holistic and comprehensive understanding of Good Clinical Practices, Standard Operating Procedures, and relevant industrial legislation,.. READ MORE »

3 Tips for Creating Useful Project Charts During Clinical Research Training

Project management is an integral process of clinical research, requiring the congruity of several different phases to be successful. Clinical research professionals often focus on creating a plan, communicating updates, calculating risk, and evaluating progress. Project management refers to the success of each stage of the clinical research, ensuring that the project runs smoothly with the help of a number of team members assigned to the project. At AAPS, students pursuing the Clinical Research, Drug Safety, and Pharmacovigilance certificate are equipped with the most up-to-date knowledge about the most recent developments in the field. Graduates find themselves prepared to accept.. READ MORE »

Learn about Ethical Research and Informed Consent in Our Clinical Research Diploma Program

As more treatments arrive on the market, clinical research ensures they have been proven safe and effective for public use. Today, it’s not just the treatment that comes under scrutiny but the research process itself. Any clinical research that involves human subjects must comply with ethical standards.  A big part of ethical research is getting the informed consent of participants. But many people think that informed consent is what makes clinical research ethical. In reality, informed consent is not the only mark of ethical research. Similarly, there’s a belief that informed consent simply means getting a signature. In fact, a.. READ MORE »