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CRS Program Requirements

Certified Research Specialist complete 30 CRS contact hours, as follows:

  • Human Subject Protection training (4) – CITI
  • Essentials of Quality Human Subject Research (8)
    • 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 programs (conferences, workshops, etc.) toward your CRS hours, with the approval of the Compliance Education Program Manager.  

If you have any questions please contact Nancy Rhea by email at RheaNancyL@uams.edu or by phone at 501-686-5186.