The goal of the LA CaTS Level 1 Research Coordinator Training Program is to create comprehensive high-integrity research coordinator training that promotes career paths in research. This workshop is held annually in the fall semester and covers the basic concepts required to successfully coordinate a research study and provide an overview of the research resources and regulatory requirements for conducting clinical research. Application of concepts to drug/device trials, as well as non-drug/device trials, is discussed. Attendees will have an opportunity to network with experienced coordinators and program staff from across LA CaTS institutions. This event is FREE and open to all LA CaTS institutions. Participants will receive a LA CaTS certificate for completing the program.
Save the Date for the next Level 1 Training to take place at Tulane University on October 12, 2018. For more information and to register, please visit.
The goal of the LA CaTS Level 2 Research Coordinator Training Program is to provide more advanced training to research coordinators. This interactive training session is held annually in the spring semester and consists of case study presentations and discussions with PI mentors. Small groups discuss the case studies, while PI mentors and experts from IRB, clinical research, compliance, and legal are available to offer guidance to the groups. To be eligible, participants must have completed the LA CaTS Level 1 Research Coordinator Training and must also a) have a Bachelor's degree and 2 years of clinical research experience, or b) have at least 5 years of clinical research experience. This event is FREE and open to all LA CaTS institutions. Participants will receive a LA CaTS certificate for completing the program.
Stay tuned for upcoming training dates!