PharmaSchool: Data Management for CRAs and Project Managers

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Course Code: CTM007

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Duration: 1 Day


The course is designed to give an overview of the entire data management process used in clinical trials, and looks at the parts of the process where the clinical team should be involved. This course will focus on data cleaning, giving the delegates an understanding of the different types of data checks that can be performed and the query process.

Who is it suitable for?

Anyone involved in the management or conduct of clinical trials including

Project Managers
Trial Coordinators
Research Managers
Site Staff
Data Managers who are new to the role

Course Content:

Data Management Set-up

CRF Design 
Database design
Data Management Plan
Edit/Validation Check Specifications Types of checks
Manual/automatic checks
Query text
Testing edit checks

Project Documentation

CRF Receipt & Data Entry

CRF Storage & Tracking
Pre-entry review
Data Entry 

Data Cleaning and Query Production

Query process
Data Handling Conventions


Why we code
Common coding queries

Lab data 

Checking lab data against CRF data
Common problems with lab data cleaning

Quality Control 

Types of QC
When to do QC
What is a clean database

Database close/lock

Database Close process
Blind review process
Database Lock

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Previous Course Feedback: Data Management for CRAs and Project Managers
Customer: Pharma
Number of Participants: 18
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Just what I needed, really needed to know this for a long time
Well structured and very useful
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