FDA's Bioresearch Monitoring (BIMO) Program: Inspection of Sponsors, CROs, and Monitors

Upcoming Courses
Course #: BI13896
May 19, 2020
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM Eastern

This web seminar qualifies for a reduced individual participant fee of $159. To register, call +1 781.972.5400 or toll-free in the U.S. 800-856-2556.

Course Description

This web seminar includes a detailed review of the FDA’s Compliance Program Guidance Manual (CPGM) on how agency investigators are trained to conduct inspections of sponsors, Contract Research Organizations (CROs), and monitors involved in the conduct of clinical research. The course will look at the FDA’s current focus during inspections and the factors driving these changes. Assessment and discussion of the standard operating procedures that are expected for sponsors and CROs, including registration of trials and informed consent document issues, will be highlighted.

Learning Objectives

  • Review how new regulatory requirements are being incorporated into inspections
  • Discuss the CPGM and rules that support changes in inspection focus
  • Assess the FDA’s application of the inspection manual contents as reflected in regulatory communication
  • Examine steps for preparation of an inspection

Who Should Attend

  • Professionals from Academia whose institutions or investigators hold INDs or IDEs, or whose institutions support clinical research with Site Management Organizations (SMOs)
  • Clinical Quality Assurance Auditors
  • Clinical Quality and Compliance Professionals
  • Clinical Research Associates
  • Project Managers
  • Medical Monitors
  • Regulatory Affairs Professionals
  • Clinical Research Coordinators
  • Sponsor-Investigators
  • Sponsor and CRO Representatives


Elizabeth Ronk Nelson, M.P.H.

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Registration Fees


Includes up to 20 participants at one site. All participants (up to 20) are eligible for “Certificates of Attendance,” and accreditation, provided that accreditation requirements are met. For groups larger than 20 or for additional sites, please call +1 781.972.5400 or toll-free in the U.S. 800.856.2556 for pricing.

Accreditation Information

Barnett International is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.  Participants will receive 2 hours (0.2 CEUs) of continuing education credit for full participation, including the completion of a pre-test, post-test, and program evaluation.  Barnett International will issue a receipt of completion for earned CEUs within three weeks of program completion.  ACPE#: 0778-0000-18-055-L01-P. Released: 12/18. 

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