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Training Courses - On-Boarding Programs
Barnett’s on-boarding programs provide comprehensive training in key topic areas. From fundamental new-hire training to step-by-step approaches to new program implementation, these extended courses are designed to provide core competency in the subject matter being addressed. On-boarding programs are provided in a live, web-based environment, as self-paced modules or at your location.

30-Hour Clinical Research Auditing Certification Program

Upcoming Courses

Course #: BI16064
April 17 - July 10, 2024 | Interactive Web Seminar
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM Eastern

Wednesday Mornings. No class May 8, June 19, July 3.

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Course #: BI16158
June 6 - August 29, 2024 | Interactive Web Seminar
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Eastern

Thursday Evenings. No class June 20, July 4, August 15.

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Take advantage of our $1,795.00 price by registering early!
* After May 3, costs are $1,995.00
Course #: BI16207
July 23 - October 8, 2024 | Interactive Web Seminar
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM Eastern

Tuesday Afternoons. No class August 13, September 24.

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Take advantage of our $1,795.00 price by registering early!
* After June 21, costs are $1,995.00

 30HR Audit

Course Description

The online 10-Week Clinical Research Auditing Certification Program provides a comprehensive introduction to clinical research and the job function of the Clinical Quality Assurance Auditor for drug, biologic, and device trials. This program is geared toward individuals seeking a new career or transitioning into Good Clinical Practice (GCP) auditing. Case studies and industry best practices are presented to emphasize how the learning objectives apply directly to the responsibilities of the GCP auditor.

The resources required to take this on-line course are already at your fingertips - an Internet connection and a phone. After registering, you will receive an email confirmation that provides you with the Web Seminar link and audio connection information.

Prior to the start of the course, participants will receive Module 1 materials. Course materials for subsequent modules will be sent weekly prior to class. Come to class prepared to interact – you will be able to ask questions, provide feedback and participate in discussions and group work. Upon course completion, participants will be provided training certificates. In order to receive accreditation CEUs, participants are required to pass both a mid-term and final exam. Upon completion of the exams, CEU certificates will be provided.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe and discuss the investigational product development process, including FDA regulations, ICH guidelines, and Good Clinical Practices (GCPs)
  • Explain the roles and responsibilities of a Clinical Quality Assurance Auditor
  • Describe the types of audits, including the responsibilities of the auditor in preparation, activities, and follow-up
  • Examine and apply the FDA’s methods for inspections of Clinical Investigators, IRBs, sponsors/CROs
  • Discuss regulatory compliance and quality assurance issues and documentation

Course Outline

  • Module 1: Investigational Product Development, the FDA, and Good Clinical Practice Guidelines
  • Module 2: Auditing as a Profession and Compliance Tool
  • Module 3: The Types of Clinical Research Audits and Preparation
  • Module 4: Quality Systems for Auditing
  • Module 5: Risk-Based Auditing and Developing Risk-Based Auditing Plans
  • Module 6: The Auditing Process: Clinical Investigator
  • Module 7: The Auditing Process: Institutional Review Board/Ethics Committee
  • Module 8: The Auditing Process: Sponsor/CRO
  • Module 9: Gathering and Disseminating Information: Verbal and Written Communication
  • Module 10: Regulatory Classification and Communication: Recent Inspection Findings

Who Should Attend

  • Clinical Quality and Compliance Professionals
  • New or Aspiring Auditors
  • Clinical Research Associates
  • Project Managers
  • Medical Monitors
  • Regulatory Affairs Professionals
  • Clinical Research Coordinators
  • Clinical Principal Investigators
  • IRB Administrators and Members

NOTE: This course is for individual registrants only and does not allow for group training.

What participants say about Barnett's 10-Week courses ...

“Great course! Instruction is expertly led and engaging. I will recommend Barnett to any colleague and will seek out topics for my own future training and professional development needs.”

"The course has been so incredibly helpful thus far...I look forward to Thursday evenings!"

“This class exceeded my expectations of an online learning experience. The instructor was knowledgeable, came equipped with great examples to keep the class interesting and is a strong presenter. Thank you!”


Elizabeth Ronk Nelson, M.P.H.

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Course Length and Time

10 weeks for 3 hours each week.

Registration Fees

$1,795 by Early Bird Deadline

$1,995 after Early Bird Deadline

This course is for individual registrants only and does not allow for group training.

All participants are eligible for “Certificates of Attendance,” and accreditation, provided that accreditation requirements are met.

Accreditation Information

Barnett International is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.  Participants will receive 30 hours (3.0 CEUs) of continuing education credit for full participation, including the completion of a mid-term exam, final exam, and program evaluation.  Barnett International will issue a receipt of completion for earned CEUs within three weeks of program completion.  ACPE#: 0778-0000-23-046-L99-P. Released: 7/23. 

Hold this course at your company! For more information, contact Naila Ganatra at +1 215.413.2471.