The CRC's Guide to Coordinating Clinical Research, Third Edition



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About The CRC's Guide:

The CRC’s Guide to Coordinating Clinical Research, 3rd edition, is the most comprehensive, easy-to-read training guide for novice and experienced clinical research coordinators. The newly-released third edition includes industry facts, insights on the role and responsibilities, personal experiences to learn from, checklists to help you be successful and efficient as a CRC, key takeaways, case studies and much more on this important role in the clinical research industry.

With 60% of new content and 40% updated content, The CRC's Guide is the ideal ‘go-to resource’ for professionals interested in pursuing a clinical research coordinator position as well as an easy-to-reference training guide for experienced CRCs, on-site professional development courses and professors teaching courses in this field.

Topics include:

  • Comprehensive review of the CRC role and responsibilities
  • Documentation, data collection and use of EDC
  • Understanding regulations, GCPs and the IRB role
  • Preparing for and closing a clinical study
  • Strategies on patient recruitment, engagement and retention
  • Understanding investigational product accountability
  • Device and Biologic clinical trial management
  • Reporting adverse events and safety monitoring
  • Sample forms, checklists, logs and case studies

View the Table of Contents for more topics covered/.

Recommended for: 

  • Novice and experienced CRCs, clinical research managers, or other clinical research staff interested in pursuing this career
  • CRCs seeking and/or renewing certification
  • Health professionals and nurses interested in pursuing a career as a clinical research coordinator
  • Professors and instructors conducting internal or external clinical research training and educational programs

Reader Comments:

“As a clinical research professional with 20-plus years of experience, I feel this book should be a required tool for all new and experienced coordinators. This is the most practical tool for clinical research instruction I have ever seen. The authors do an excellent job highlighting and thoroughly elucidating all the components needed to coordinate a research study in an efficient and compliant way. Anyone working in the field of clinical research would benefit greatly from reading this guide.”

—Julie Bouma
Clinical Research Manager
Borgess Research Institute

“[The CRC’s guide] is an extremely readable book, conveying the very serious aspects of clinical research but with a touch of lighthearted humor and practical advice. New coordinators will find this book to be a wonderfully comprehensive introduction; seasoned coordinators will find it a valuable resource.”

—Susan Radtke, RN, MA, CCRP

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