Frequently Asked Questions
The most commonly asked questions are answered here. The questions are grouped into various sections given below. Click the question to view the answer.
PCCRM is Professional Certification in Clinical Research and Management.
The PCCRM course runs for a duration of 24 weeks. The course provides valuable insight into Clinical Research, Good Clinical Practice, Regulations in India, US and Europe and Organizational skills relevant to Clinical Research Industry. You will also have to log onto our online Threaded Discussions (mandatory). This is our virtual classroom where all the students meet to discuss a particular topic.
Enter the website www.crocareers.in and enter your details in the fields given and subscribe for the course. Check your e-mail inbox and activate your course. You will receive the course over the next 6 days.
- The management is richly experienced in the field of clinical research. Hence we need not rent out expertise from else where.
- We develop our own patent pending systems for knowledge delivery, marketing and placements.
- We have an internal team to develop the health/medical content with access to an excellent network of subject matter experts (SMEs) (many of whom suggest/advice as honararies). All our SMEs are professionals with experience and work in their particular domains as of today.
- We have many more processes which cut unnecessary costs. We only invest on quality of the SME, efficiency in training delivery and best possible exposure of our students to the employers.
- We strongly believe in our training to be affordable to all deserving candidates.
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Yes, the 6 part online course is free. It is an orientation program that will prepare your mindset towards clinical research before you take up the full CCRP certification program.
No. The PCCRM foundation free course is to briefly educate you on Clinical Research – so that you can take a informed decision. The 6 month PCCRM complete course will upgrade your skills/knowledge and certify you at the end of the program.
Yes, the course will give you a complete detailed process of the clinical trials and a in depth knowledge of GCPs, regulations and guidelines of different countries which you can use in your present work.
We have a lot of life science post graduates who are opting for our training in clinical research. Through our assessment and course work, we take all the students through the entire process involved in the clinical research industry and thus make them industry confident. This is the basic requirement of the clinical research industry.
The industry is interested in recruiting students who have the basic knowledge about the Clinical Research Industry.
We cater to industry’s needs by providing pharmaceutical companies and contract research organizations with candidates who not only possess the right knowledge but also who have had the industry specific training through our program. e.g. Data Management, Clinical operations, etc.
We will provide the company with an acknowledgement that you have taken our PCCRM course
Yes. You can enroll now and start off the course after your examination.
Absolutely. This is a good time to add a research qualification to your profile which opens doors for clinical research opportunities.
I am planning for transition from medical transcription/ health insurance industry to clinical research. How to go about?
You can enroll to program and continue with your present work. Your experience will have a little weight age based on different clinical research position. As you progress through course you’ll get offers from clinical research – select the best which suits you and you can make a smooth transition.
We suggest a minimum of nine hours per week. Our learning system will help you in maintaining consistency in the study hour. Over that we have made every effort to make learning engaging and interesting.
A set of printed course work books will be mailed to you. However you will have access to electronic content also. Read conveniently in the printed work books. Participate in your online activities by logging into the LLMS provided to you.
You can start the program at the click of the mouse, any time and anywhere. All you got to do is to send the required documents for you to get registered for your 24-week course straightaway.
You will receive the course materials within 7 days if you are residing in India. For international students there will be no physical product. However the access to LLMS and the support starts off immediately- as soon as we process your application.
You will have to fill up the application form online or you can also send it through post if you are paying the course investment through DD or cheque.
LLMS is Leads Learning Management System. LLMS helps you to proceed smoothly with the course. You can complete the activities of the course and also monitor your own progress in the course through the LLMS. LLMS is easy to use and easily navigable.
If you know how to use an e-mail, then you can easily do the PCCRM course. It is that simple. Apart from this, we will support you to do the course successfully. You can even call us to get things going. In fact we had students who didn’t have an email when they started and have done the course commandingly.
The trainer is just an e-mail away. Any queries regarding the course can be asked to the trainer through e-mail or calls. The trainer is committed to help you in all possible ways till you successfully complete the course.
Not necessary. All your assessments/exams will be online. All you have to do is to login to our LLMS and take up the test. It’s easier than what you imagine.
To participate in the discussions all you need is knowledge of the subject, a fundamental knowledge in computer and a moderate knowledge of English.
We will help you build a resume that is tailored to the industry.
Yes, you can take up the course at your own pace, but don’t give too large a time gap.
No clinical research training can give you real time experience as clinical trials are to be conducted in secrecy and they are not to be brought in public domain until they are over. Also the identity of the patients cannot be disclosed.
You have 2 years time to complete the course. If you find yourself unable to complete the course in that time please contact us and we will discuss alternative arrangements with you.
“The training was fabulous. It was a great learning experience.”
Dr.Prashanth BDS, MHIM
(Licensed UK Dentist)
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“A very informative course which not only enabled me with the essential skills of clinical research but also helped me choose the vertical which suits me best in the clinical research industry.”
Dr. Suhas, CRA
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