Clinical Trial Management Systems (CTMS) Conference for Clinical Research Programs
March 21 and 22, 2013
Bally's Las Vegas
3645 Las Vegas Blvd South
Las Vegas NV, 89109
Hotel phone: 702 967 4111
Reservations: 800 358 8777
SoCRA’s hotel room rate of $109 S/D USD (plus applicable taxes) is available until February 18, 2013 or until the SoCRA room block is filled.
- Member Fee: $675
- Non-member: $750
Non-member fees include a non-refundable one-year membership in SoCRA.
Continuing Education Credit Hours:
SoCRA designates this educational activity for a maximum of 13.5 Continuing Education Credits for SoCRA CE and Nurse CNE. SoCRA designates this live activity for a maximum of 13.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
CME for Physicians: The Society of Clinical Research Associates is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
CNE for Nurses: Society of Clinical Research Associates is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Pennsylvania State Nurses Association an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. ANCC/PSNA Provider Reference Number: 205-3-A-09
SoCRA Course Series: 350
Goal: The Society of Clinical Research Associates (SoCRA) recognizes the continuing need for education for Clinical Research Professionals responsible for the activities at the research site or institution. The purpose of this program is to assist clinical research site administrators, managers, system users, investigators, nurses, other researchers and financial personnel in evaluating Clinical Trial Management System (CTMS) capabilities and benefits. Participants will learn basic technical terms and concepts related to Clinical Trial Management Systems. The program will teach individuals how to evaluate their organization in order to determine their CTMS requirements and to begin implementation. Revenue management, financial reporting and budgeting will also be discussed.
Objective: The goal will be accomplished through lecture, case study and practical application facilitated by clinical research professionals. Information and practical application recommendations will be presented and discussed regarding Clinical Trial Management Systems, CTMS evaluation, selection, implementation and management.
Upon completion of this course the attendee should be able to:
- Discuss Clinical Trial Management System capabilities and how to assess the needs of a site
- Discuss and build requirements matrices and customized score card for selecting a CTMS
- Discuss the underlying data structures of CTMS products, including terms and concepts
- Discuss the role of CTMS in evaluating study feasibility processes
- Discuss budgeting terms and how CTMS can assist with clinical trial budgeting
- Discuss methods for reconciling a site’s financial requirements with sponsor’s budgets and how CTMS can effectively manage this process and aid the site in revenue management and financial reporting
- Discuss how workload scheduling and review processes support each other and how a CTMS can facilitate these management processes
- Discuss the planning and organization that is necessary to bring a CTMS into production and how involving the stakeholders can help ensure success
- Evaluate the costs and benefits involved in CTMS implementation
- Discuss how StudyManager software can help sites organize, centralize and manage research by reducing data-entry time, empowering staff, delivering critical recruitment and financial support
- Discuss how mdlogix Clinical Research Management System (CRMS) helps automate and improve compliance by providing a centralized place for managing the enterprise’s research processes
- Discuss how DDOTS CREDIT software can assist in clinical trials administrative tasks including tracking of patient schedules, simplification of record-keeping and reporting, patient notification regarding changing protocol information, and IRB-related activities
- Discuss how the Forte Research Systems’ Allegro family of products are easy-to-use, intuitively designed, cloud-based systems that support excellence in clinical research operations.
- Discuss how Macro’s IntelliTRIAL software can manage the financial aspects of research through budgeting, compliance tracking, invoicing, forecasting, and receipts/payments
- Discuss how Velos eResearch can provide comprehensive support as a clinical research management information system through clinical, administrative and financial products
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*SoCRA Registration Policies/Information:
- Non member fees include a one year membership in SoCRA.
- Membership fees are processed immediately and are not refundable.
- Fees are in U.S. dollars.
- Please make checks payable to “SoCRA”
- Checks must be drawn on a U.S. bank or marked “Pay in U.S. Funds”.
- Written cancellation requests received by SoCRA at least 10 business days prior to start of course may receive a $470 refund.
- We regret that refunds cannot be issued for cancellations on or after 10 business days prior to start of course.
- Taping (audio or video) is prohibited unless SoCRA’s written permission has been acquired.
- ADA - This program is accessible to persons with disabilities. Please list any special needs in the area indicated in the registration form.
- If for any reason this conference cannot be held, SoCRA is not responsible for costs incurred by attendees, such as airfares, or hotel or other reservations.
- SoCRA is an educational non-profit membership organization (corporation) - Federal Tax ID #61 1208981.
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