Academy for Research Professionals

Thursday, September 14 at 12:30 pm to 4:15 pm
University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, C44-A General Hospital
200 Hawkins Drive, Iowa City, IA 52246

The Institute for Clinical and Translational Science is offering The Academy for Research Professionals September 12-14, 2017. 

This educational program is designed and conducted by experienced clinical trial research professionals from within the University of Iowa. The program examines the entire clinical trial process, from planning to trial close-out, and provides practical recommendations for increasing the efficiency of clinical trial conduct.

Specific topics include:

Day 1:  Tuesday, September 12, 2017 (12:30 – 4:30, C44-A General Hospital)

  • Good Clinical Practice:  ICH-GCP Guidelines
  • Study Start-up
  • Documentation
  • Safety of the Subject
  • TriNetX                                                

Day 2:  Wednesday, September 13, 2017 (1:00 – 4:45, C44-A General Hospital)

  •  Ethics and IRB
  •  IRB Committee Panel Discussion
  •  Consenting
  • Associating Your Study within EPIC and Tools to Assist with Research               

Day 3:  Thursday, September 14, 2017 (12:30 – 4:15, C44-A General Hospital)

  •  Research Billing Compliance
  • Budgeting
  • Clinical Research Unit

Enrollment is limited to the first 25, so please enroll ASAP by following this link and providing the requested information:

You will receive registration confirmation and follow-up information shortly thereafter.


  • Who can attend? The workshop is targeted to newly hired clinical research nurses and clinical research coordinators, however others may attend as seating allows.
  • Is there a fee? There is no fee to attend but each attendee must have their supervisor’s approval to participate.
  • What is the workshop capacity? The workshop can accommodate 25 people and will admit participants until full. A waiting list will be started, if needed.


If you have further questions, you may contact Julie Cayler at or Nicole Kressin at

**CITI Protection of Human Subjects Training is required prior to taking this program.**

Objective: To provide a model of practice in conducting clinical research based on the principles of Good Clinical Practice, thereby focusing on research compliance, protecting the safety and well-being of the research subject and ensuring integrity of the research.