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The Introduction to the Principles and Practice of Clinical Research (IPPCR) is a course to train participants on how to effectively conduct clinical research. The course focuses on the spectrum of clinical research and the research process by highlighting epidemiologic methods, study design, protocol preparation, patient monitoring, quality assurance, and Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issues. The course is offered annually October-March. The lectures are typically held Mondays and Tuesdays at 5:00pm Eastern time in the NIH Clinical Center, Building 10, in the Lipsett Amphitheater in Bethesda, Maryland. The sessions are also broadcasted live to approved remote sites. There is no course fee.
The course textbook, Principles and Practice of Clinical Research, Third Edition (2012, ISBN: 978 0-12-382167-6) is available in the Foundation for Advanced Education in the Sciences (FAES) Bookstore [disclaimer] in Building 10, Room 1C172. The textbook can also be purchased online from several online book retailers.
Information for the 2016-2017 course is forthcoming.
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