Elements of Clinical Study Coordination

Course Information

Course Code


Instruction Method

Online – login information will be emailed on the course start date


Domestic: $898
International: $1167


12 weeks – 4.8 CEUs


Faiza Khawaja

Learner Outcomes

By the end of the course, learners will be able to:

  • Explain the roles and responsibilities of a study coordinator
  • Describe the clinical trial budgeting and negotiation processes
  • Develop an effective recruitment plan
  • Identify the skills necssary to prepare sites to conduct clinical trials
  • Describe the steps and procedures involved in effective site management
  • Design and organize source documents  to meet protocol requirements
  • Describe effective methods for communicating with the REB and the sponsor
  • Identify steps to manage the final closeout and archive the study

Evaluation Method

Quizzes, assignments, discussion participation, and exam.

Intended For

Healthcare professionals interested in clinical research


Course registration will close once maximum number of students enroll. Register as soon as you can!

Certificate Program

Clinical Research Program

Topics Covered

  • Introduction to Study Coordination
  • Financial Management of Clinical Trials
  • Site Management
  • Source Document Design and Organization
  • Pre-screening
  • Study Visits
  • Interaction with REBs and Sponsors
  • Study Close-out

Elements of Clinical Study Coordination SCCR240 is part of the Clinical Research Program. This course will provide learners with the advanced level of knowledge and skills needed to coordinate and organize trials at clinical sites. The content will explore the planning and execution of the trial from the site’s perspective, focusing on the varied functions carried out by the Study Coordinator to ensure a successful trial.

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COVID Vaccine Requirement:

Proof of full vaccination (2 doses) for all learners is required for all onsite attendance at Michener.
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