Effective October 1, 2014, all UNC-CH investigators and research staff who are involved in the design, conduct, or reporting of clinical trials involving human subjects AND a drug, device, or biologic are expected to document completion of GCP training. The completion of the initial training is effective for 2 years. At the end of a 2 year period, a GCP refresher course will be required
This is a list of categories of content to cover when training coordinators, from regulatory topics to job-specific and institution specific topics. It is the result of a research project Claudia G. Christy (NC TraCS institute) and Nancy Needler (U Rochester) led together with the help of a national subcommittee of the NIH CSTA Consortium.
This 3 session course covers: a) the process for safely completing venipuncture; b) the supplies needed to successfully complete venipuncture; and c) prevention and management of potential complications occurring when performing venipuncture.
Gale's World of Health states: "Phlebotomy is the act of drawing or removing blood from the circulatory system through a cut (incision) or puncture in order to obtain a sample for analysis and diagnosis. Phlebotomy is also done as part of the patient's treatment for certain blood disorders."
A global organization for professionals "involved with the regulation of healthcare and related products." RAPS offers educational resources and activities on topics that reflect your scope of practice in live and virtual forums.