CRP Certification Program: exam preparation sessions open for registration

8 December 2022

Have you considered writing a clinical research certification exam with the Society of Clinical Research Associates (SoCRA) or the Association of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP)? Clinical Trials BC will be hosting a series of exam preparation sessions to help you prepare. Join us virtually in January and February 2023 for 5 Wednesday noon sessions.

You will learn about the written and virtual exam structure and the environment of the SOCRA and ACRP exams, how to apply for exam fee reimbursement, content overviews with focus areas, the sharing of useful ‘study tips and quips’ from certified professionals who took the tests, and access for study resources. This series will set you up for exam success and professional designation.


Exam preparation sessions

Session 1 – January 11 (12pm-1:30pm)

  • Introduction and program overview
  • Funding/reimbursement
  • ACRP & SoCRA exams overview
  • Navigating the electronic Community of Practice (eCoP)
  • Classmarker tool
  • Historical docs


Session 2 – January 18 (12pm-1:30pm)

  • E8 General Considerations for Clinical Trials
  • E6(R2) Guideline for Good Clinical Practice


Session 3 – January 25 (12pm-1:30pm)

  • E2A Definitions and Standards for Expedited Reporting
  • E9 Statistical Principles for Clinical Trials
  • E11 Clinical Trials in Pediatric Population


Session 4 – February 1 (12pm-1:30pm)

  • Study tips from grads
  • Positive impact and advantages of professional status and training


Session 5 – February 8 (12pm-2pm)

  • US content overview for those taking SOCRA exam


Exam fee reimbursement

For 2023, Clinical Trials BC will offer a partial reimbursement in the amount of $400 towards CCRP or CCRC examination fees for successful applicants who work for academic health research organizations (health authority, university, non-profit).

Funding is available for up to 20 successful applicants. Learn more and how to apply:


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