ACRP Master Logo RGBAssociation of Clinical Research Professionals

Together, Hamilton Health Sciences, McMaster University and the Research Institute of St. Joe’s Hamilton have partnered with the Association of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP) to provide a training platform to the Hamilton research community.

The eLearning platform will enhance and reinforce the knowledge that is required for investigators, study coordinators, monitors and other research staff to optimize management of clinical trials and research studies.

The eLearning platform offers variety of clinical research topics ranging from:

  • introductions to clinical trials and regulation
  • protocol operationalization
  • budgeting
  • ethics
  • quality control and quality management systems
  • inspection preparation

The modules range in difficulty making them beneficial for all research employees in an interactive, narrated, PowerPoint presentation format. Upon completion of each course module, users are required to complete a multiple choice test consisting of approximately 10 to 25 questions.

For a list of courses and descriptions, download the ACRP and e-learning course catalogue, or see partial list below:


    • Good Clinical Practice
    • Ethics and Human Subject Protection
    • The Drug Development Process
    • Understanding Clinical Trial Protocols
    • Building Quality Management Systems for Sites and Sponsors   
    • Improving Recruitment    

    • Mastering Budgeting at your Site
    • Key Skills for Ensuring Quality Control through Risk-Based Decision Making     
    • Inspection Readiness: Best Practices for Managing Clinical Trial Inspections
    • Risk-Based Monitoring

Please note: these courses are not intended to replace other institutional training requirements, but to serve as a useful resource to enhance skill sets and best practices.

To register and receive access to the Hamilton clinical research eLearning platform, contact:

Sasha Eskandarian, Hamilton Health Sciences x74607

Augusta Beck, McMaster University x22577

Adam Weerdenburg, The Research Institute of St. Joe’s Hamilton x35280