Pro-ficiency and ACRP partner for clinical research training

25th November 2019 (Last Updated November 25th, 2019 11:56)

Pro-ficiency has formed a strategic partnership with the Association of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP) to provide clinical research training and skills advancement tools for research professionals.

Pro-ficiency has formed a strategic partnership with the Association of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP) to provide clinical research training and skills advancement tools for research professionals.

Access to training is expected to enter a new era under the latest partnership.

ACRP executive director Jim Kremidas said: “In clinical research, people are everything and this new partnership with Pro-ficiency is an exciting opportunity to build on our commitment to the clinical research workforce.

“We look forward to this partnership improving clinical trial quality globally and reinforcing the myriad of benefits that properly credentialed professionals bring to our industry.”

ACRP’s professional training offerings, including the certification programme, will now be offered on the Pro-ficiency platform as part of the partnership.

These offerings will be made available worldwide from the start of next year.

Pro-ficiency co-CEO JoAnne Schaebrick said: “Training and skills development has traditionally been an underserved aspect of research and development.

“ACRP’s deep understanding of their member’s needs and goals toward knowledge advancement, along with Pro-ficiency’s expertise on engaging learners and providing seamless learning experiences, is unrivalled in the marketplace today.”

More than 33,000 organisations and professionals globally support ACRP Certification in clinical research.

According to research, the certification results in higher clinical trial enrolment rates, lower protocol deviations, 483 fewer warning letters, and improved regulatory compliance.

ACRP Certification also results in improved inspection performance.

Pro-ficiency focuses on experiential learning, managing competencies and improving skills. It also offers an advanced training experience to its clients.

Training is aimed at helping research professionals gain and maintain the specialised skills required to succeed in the field of clinical research.