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Good Clinical Practice (GCP) training

Current Training opportunities

The Research Office does not recommend specific courses as each individual has their own requirements.  Eye and Ear staff have participated in the following courses:

Genesis Research Services - https://genesisresearchservices.com/education/gcp-ich-course/

ARCS Australia - https://www.arcs.com.au/events/category/online-learning

The Global Health Network - https://globalhealthtrainingcentre.tghn.org/

 

2021 Good Clinical Practice (GCP) training opportunities provided by Eye and Ear:

The following training opportunities by Orygen are available for Eye and Ear researchers:

Monday, 22 February 2021

Tuesday, 30 March 2021

Wednesday, 5 May 2021

Thursday, 24 June 2021

Monday, 16 August 2021

Tuesday, 5 October 2021

Wednesday, 24 November 2021

All sessions will be held via webinar from 9am-1pm

Cost for the webinar will be $55 per person (GST inclusive).  Eye and Ear staff will be funded.

 

Please encourage your research team members to attend this training.

Please register as per details below:

Eye and Ear staff – email ethics@eyeandear.org.au

CERA staff – email cera-rgo@lists.unimelb.edu.au

Partner organisations – email ethics@eyeandear.org.au and provide name and email address for tax invoice to be sent.

Registration for each session is required one week prior to event.

 

The Eye and Ear provided assistance for staff to attend:

In 2020, 3 webinar GCP training courses.

In 2019, 2 face-to-face GCP training courses. 

In 2018, 2 face-to-face GCP training courses. 


2021 requirements

All Principal Investigators of clinical trials must have completed GCP training and advised the Eye and Ear Research Office.

All Associate Investigators of clinical trials must have completed GCP training and advised the Eye and Ear Research Office.

By 31 December 2021, all team members of clinical trials will be required to provide evidence of current Good Clinical Practice (GCP) training to the Research Office.

Why does the Eye and Ear require GCP training for all clinical trials staff?

The Eye and Ear will be requiring research team members to undertake Good Clinical Practice Training according to the following timeframes

Role date to provide GCP training certificate by 
Principal Investigators of Clinical Trials by 1 January 2020
Associate Investigators of Clinical Trials by 1 January 2021
All investigators involved in clinical research by 1 January 2022

 


When you have successfully completed or renewed a GCP TransCelerate approved training course (this will be included on the training certificate), please send a copy to the Research Office at ethics@eyeandear.org.au.

If you have any questions relating to GCP training, please email the Research Office.


For clinical trials involving a procedure, medicine and/or biological, the training must be delivered by a TransCelerate accredited provider and is valid for three years.

TransCelerate training is universally accepted and covers all the principles of GCP.

If you need to attend a course, please visit the TransCelerate website for approved courses.

For clinical trials involving a device, the training must be delivered by one of the following providers and is valid for three years.

  1. WMDO: https://wmdo.org/

The Research Office will consider other training providers - please send the details to the Research Office for verification.

Further information

If you have any questions relating to GCP training, please email the Research Office

 

Last updated 18 February 2021