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Clinical Research Graduate Demonstrates the value of the relationship between PCC Institute for Health Professionals and Providence

Posted by PCC Institute for Health Professionals on February 11, 2019

Sometimes finding a fulfilling career doesn't follow a uniform A-to-B trajectory. Such was the case for Cynthia Trinidad, one of our first Clinical Research internship recipients, who initially graduated with a degree in psychology from the University of Oregon, but wasn’t sure where to go once she entered the workforce. Her passion for people led her to a career in the healthcare industry where she started as a CNA. She originally hoped to grow her skillset into nursing, until she realized she had a passion for research.

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Topics: institute for health professionals, Healthcare, Clinical Research, CLIMB Center

Meet Your Instructor: Armando Martinez

Posted by PCC Institute for Health Professionals on January 22, 2019

Armando Martinez (BS, CCRA, CCRP) is an instructor in the Foundations of Clinical Research program. He teaches courses on study team roles/responsibilities, study operations, drug supply management/accountability, subject interaction, and study procedures/data collection.

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Topics: Healthcare, Clinical Research, Meet the IHP Team

Interest in a career in Clinical Research? 3 Key Things You Need to Know.

Posted by PCC Institute for Health Professionals on December 18, 2018

Clinical Research Associates (CRAs) have a vital role in the healthcare industry. They help advance medical knowledge and patient care by monitoring clinical trials, ensuring compliance with trial protocol, reviewing case report forms and working closely with clinical research coordinators (CRCs). In some cases, the success of clinical trials rely heavily on the skills and competence of the CRA.

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Topics: Healthcare, Entry Level Healthcare Careers, Clinical Research

Meet Your Instructor: Kimberly Phillips

Posted by PCC Institute for Health Professionals on December 12, 2018

Meet Your Instructor: Kimberly Phillips, BA, MOT, CCRP
Kimberly Phillips is an instructor in the Foundations of Clinical Research program.  She teaches courses on protocol overview, sample protocols, project management, data analysis/publication, and safety monitoring. 

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Topics: Healthcare, Clinical Research, Meet the IHP Team

How to Kickstart Your Career in Clinical Research

Posted by PCC Institute for Health Professionals on October 27, 2017

Clinical research explores new ways to deliver medical care, from new medicines and treatments to improved diagnostic tests. Clinical researchers play a vital role in advancing medical care and improving the health and lives of people across the globe.

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Topics: Healthcare, Entry Level Healthcare Careers, Clinical Research

5 Things You Need to Know Before Enrolling in Clinical Research Training Online

Posted by PCC Institute for Health Professionals on June 28, 2017

Clinical research doesn’t just take place in a lab; it takes place in hospitals, ambulances, and clinics across the country. Clinical researchers explore the safety and efficacy of new treatments, devices, and diagnostic tools, helping to improve patient care. Each study adds new knowledge to the healthcare field, and studies constantly change as this knowledge is added and new treatments are created.

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Topics: Healthcare, Clinical Research

Why Nurses Transition into Clinical Trials & Research

Posted by PCC Institute for Health Professionals on June 15, 2017

As a nurse, you can provide care in a variety of settings, from primary care in a physician’s office to intensive care at a hospital. Now more than ever, many nurses are working in a different setting: clinical research.

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Topics: Healthcare, Entry Level Healthcare Careers, Clinical Research

Meet Your Instructor: Rachel Sautter, BS, MPH, CCRP

Posted by PCC Institute for Health Professionals on May 02, 2017

Rachel Sautter, BS, MPH, CCRP is an instructor in Foundations of Clinical Research. She teaches understanding protocols, defining and collecting data, monitoring, auditing & close-out, subject interactions, and study procedures.

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Topics: Healthcare, Clinical Research, Meet the IHP Team

Meet Your Instructor: Ryan Brown, BSc (Hons), MPH, PCP, FRSPH

Posted by PCC Institute for Health Professionals on May 02, 2017

Ryan Brown, BSc (Hons), MPH, PCP, FRSPH is an instructor in Foundations of Clinical Research. He teaches study team roles & responsibilities, quality control and assurance, project management, study operations, and data management & analysis.

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Topics: Healthcare, Clinical Research, Meet the IHP Team

The Ins and Outs of Being a Clinical Researcher

Posted by PCC Institute for Health Professionals on April 19, 2017

When you hear the term, “research,” you might picture a lab filled with microscopes and samples. You might even envision researchers in lab coats, working alone with many technical instruments around them.

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Topics: Healthcare, Clinical Research

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