CRS Program Requirements

Certified Research Specialist complete 28 CRS contact hours, as follows:

  • Human Subject Protection training (4) – CITI
  • Essentials of Quality Human Subject Research (6)
    • History of Research Regulation / Code of Federal Regulations – Amy Jo Jenkins
    • Research Recordkeeping and NICE Reviews – Carrie Chiaro
    • An Overview of CTMS (Clinical Trials Management System) – Robin Richardson
    • Legal Issues in Human Research – Nathan Chaney / Dori Scoggins
    • Recruiting for Your Study – Pamela Christie
    • ClinicalTrials.gov – Tracy Gatlin
    • IRB Overview and Reporting to the IRB after Approval – Pamela Killebrew
    • CLARA – Edith Paal
    • Informed Consent Process – Darri Scalzo
  • Advanced Research Ethics (4) – Micah Hester
  • Writing Standard Operating Procedures (2) – Larry Parker
  • Research Misconduct (2) – Leah Eisenberg
  • Reportable New Information & the IRB (1) – Edith Paal
  • Protocol Deviations (1) – Darri Scalzo
  • Developing a Research Protocol (1) – Michael Bailey
  • Research Billing (1) – Charnise Moore
  • Electives (6)
    • Research Seminars/ Workshops/Webinars Offered

You may count a total of 6 contact hours from other Email: KGivens@uams.edu (conferences, workshops, etc.) toward your CRS hours, with the approval of the Compliance Education Program Manager.  

If you have any questions please contact Kimberly Givens by email at KGivens@uams.edu or by phone at 501-686-6879.