Advancing your Clinical Research Practitioner Role

Advancing your Clinical Research Practitioner Role
Online £399+VAT 5 Hours
Online Course
Mon 30 Sep 2024 09:00-15:20

Calling all Clinical Research Practitioners (CRP) 

This unique online training day will enable you to navigate the intricacies and develop the skills of this accredited role, offering a practical insight into how you can enhance your service. 

This in-depth course will provide you with the strategies to promote effective teamwork, a ‘how to’ guide to selectively mapping your network and valuable resources on safety profiles. Leave this immersive day equipped with the knowledge to succeed in your team and confident to take the next steps in your development as a CRP.

5 hours Continuing Professional Development: what you will learn

Become immersed in this educational course and focus on the full capacity of the Clinical Research Practitioner and the dynamics of the role to progress your service. Participants will gain insights from an industry expert on:

  • The history and importance of the CRP role
  • Navigating the duties and responsibilities of CRP within your clinical research team
  • Exploring strategies to promote effective teamwork within the role
  • Identifying key leadership skills to promote team cohesion
  • How to map your own network to provide quality support for the role
  • Optimising your standards, documentation sourcing and data management
  • Finding the correct safety profiles for your services’ medication
  • When and how to escalate appropriately in the safety reporting procedure

Developed with convenience in mind: join this NHS online course remotely

Take away useful techniques and new skills to use in your day-to-day work routine, plus benefit from:

  • Evidenced based examples: engage with and learn from your expert leader
  • Interactive presentations: Investigating strategies to elevate your leadership and teamwork skills 
  • Resource sharing: hear about where to find safety profiles for your services’ medicines
  • Agreed action plan: leave this course with the next steps in your development as a CRP

This course is available for in-house training

Available as bespoke training to teams of 30+ people. Please do contact us if you would like this course delivered exclusively to your team, with the content developed to drill into the specific needs of your service. Please email Sarah Kemm or call 01732 897788 for further details.

9:00
Registration, technical support and networking opportunity
9:30
Introduction, instructions and chair’s opening remarks
Karl Ward, Lead Nurse for Research and Innovation, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust (LTHT), Lead for the LTHT Research Academy, NIHR Nursing and Midwifery Senior Research Leader and Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
The role of the Clinical Research Practitioner
9:40
Exploring the creation and the impact of Clinical Research Practitioners
  • Understanding the history: deep dive into the background of Clinical Research Practitioners
  • Importance of the CRP in enriching your service
  • Future of the role: developmental opportunities and next steps
10:10
Questions and answers with Karl Ward
10:20
Interactive discussion: Sharing CRP experience: Evaluating your current position
  • Describe where you are currently at as a CRP. What skills are you looking to develop today?
  • What are your future goals for your role? What steps are you currently taking to achieve these goals?
10:40
Screen break
10:50
Feedback from interactive discussion: Sharing CRP experience: Evaluating your current position
Identifying the duties and responsibilities
11:00
Navigating the expectations and functions of a CRP within your team
  • Examining the different duties of a Clinical Research Practitioner in the workplace
  • Investigating the scope of practice: ensuring safe and effective procedures
  • Solidifying the role of the CRP within the team: enabling successful collaboration and teamwork
11:30
Questions and answers with Karl Ward
11:40
Interactive discussion: Exploring strategies to promote effective teamwork
  • Describe your current approach to teamwork within your service. How have you promoted collaboration in your team?
  • What challenges have you experienced and how have you managed to overcome them?
12:00
Lunch time screen break
12:30
Feedback from interactive discussion: Exploring strategies to promote effective teamwork
Developing your leadership skills
12:40
Levelling up your leadership skills: how to utilise your network to support development
  • Strengths, values and influence of the CRP: how to improve team cohesion
  • Creating a vision: clarifying the difference between leadership and management
  • Reaching your goals: identifying and developing key CRP leadership skills
1:10
Questions and answers with Karl Ward
1:20
Interactive activity: Mapping your own network
  • Discover how to map and select a high-quality network to be a successful Clinical Research Practitioner
  • With guidance from the workshop leader, time will be allocated to enable you to complete the handout on mapping your own network to create a valuable, resource efficient network to support your work as a CRP
1:40
Screen break
1:50
Feedback from interactive activity: Mapping your own network
Managing study delivery from the perspective of the CRP
2:00
Optimising quality assurance and maintaining safety standards in your work
  • Benchmark your practice: establishing high quality assurance in your standards, sourcing documentation and data management
  • Resource sharing: where should you go to find the safety profile of your medication?
  • Enhancing your safety reporting and escalation process: understanding when and how to escalate
2:30
Questions and answers with Karl Ward
2:40
Interactive discussion: Reflections of the day: building an action plan
  • What are your three main takeaways from the day? How are you going to implement these takeaways into your service?
  • Share your next steps for enhancing your personal work development as a CRP
3:00
Feedback from interactive discussion: Reflections of the day: building an action plan
3:10
Leader’s closing remarks
3:20
Close of day

Bringing a wealth of expertise and knowledge

Your course leader, Karl Ward will share his insights and first-hand experiences to ensure you develop and level up in your role as a Clinical Research Practitioner.

Karl Ward

Lead Nurse for Research and Innovation (Education)
Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, Lead for the LTHT Research Academy, NIHR GCP Facilitator and Fellow, Higher Education Academy

Pricing structure

  • £399+VAT – one NHS or Public Sector place
  • Group Discount - 4 places for the price of 3

If you would like to make a group booking across more than one online course, you can. Email Sophie Richardson who will be able to assist you.

This course is available for in-house training 

If you have a group of 30 or more members of staff who require this training, then why not commission your own on-site course? Please email Sarah Kemm or call 01732 897788 for further details.

Commercial companies are also invited to sponsor this day. Please email Sarah Kemm for further details.

You can reserve a no-obligation place whilst you apply for funding.

If your funding has not yet been secured or you would like to hold your place with no obligation whilst waiting for your study leave to be approved, you can reserve your place with us. Please email the reservations team at SBK Healthcare with your details:

  • Booking contact: name, job title, department, email and telephone number
  • Event(s) to reserve for: title and date
  • Delegate details (for each delegate): name, job title, department, email and telephone number
  • Organisation details: name and address

Alternatively you can make a confirmed booking by emailing the above information to the bookings team.

Once you have booked your place, SBK Healthcare will correspond with you using the email address you provided at the time of booking. Within one week of the online training taking place, you will be sent final details of the course including a full agenda, programme timings and your Zoom joining instructions. This email will include a joining link that can be used to access the course.

If you have not received your email two days before your event, do check your junk folder then contact SBK Healthcare on 01732 897788.

Practice sessions are available. If you would like to attend a zoom practice session before the event takes place, please let us know by emailing bookings@sbk-healthcare.co.uk. You will have the opportunity to meet an SBK Healthcare staff member who will ensure you are able to access zoom, that your camera and microphone work and you are fully set-up for the day. This is optional but if you do wish to attend, please use the same device that you plan to use on the day.

On the day, when registration starts, you will be able to join the course by initially entering a waiting room when there may be a short wait. The forum will include screen breaks, as well as topic themed interactive sessions which will take place in the breakout rooms.

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Certification of attendance

A certificate for Continuing Professional Development will be given to every fully registered participant who completes the course, as a record of your continuing professional training and development.

Registration fees

You will be sent an instant payment option or invoice on registration. Your payment is required in advance. If your fee has not been received prior to the event, and you are not able to provide a PO or proof of payment, you will be asked to make a credit or debit card payment on the day.

Modify registration

To let us know if your details are not correct when you have already registered, please email the bookings team.

Cancellations and substitutions

A full refund of fees will be made only for cancellations received within the first 48 hours of the booking being made. Notice of cancellation must be received in writing by emailing the bookings team at SBK Healthcare. Should you need to cancel your registration after this date, the registration fee remains payable in its entirety although a substitution will be accepted and conference documentation will be provided. Substitution attendees for delegates unable to attend after registering are acceptable at any time.

Event changes

It may be necessary for reasons beyond the control of the conference organisers to alter the content, speakers or the timing of the programme. We will endeavor to keep you abreast of such changes but any unavoidable change to the format will not constitute a reason to refund the fee. Should the event be postponed, we will endeavor to reschedule the event. If, for reasons beyond the control of the conference organiser, the event is cancelled, a full refund will be made. We do not accept any liability for any incurred costs resulting from a postponement or cancellation.

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Expected attendees

This course has been specifically designed for Clinical Research Practitioners. If you are looking to level up your skills and develop into your role as a CRP, from start to finish, this training day takes you through the history of the role, how to elevate your skills and implement strategies to enhance your service. Book on today and don’t miss out!

If you have a team that is 30 people or more, you can have a bespoke workshop delivered online to your team alone. Please contact Sarah Kemm or telephone 01732 897788.

Past attendee feedback

This event follows on from our previous Clinical Research courses which took place in 2021, 2022 and 2023. Don’t take our word for how much past attendees have enjoyed the training, check out the feedback:

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'Very engaging and relevant content. The timetable worked very well with bite-sized sessions interspersed with breaks'
- The Princess Alexandra NHS Trust, July 2023
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'Very interactive and great to hear from different perspectives of many different professionals'
- Imperial NHS Trust, July 2023
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'Karl was very engaging, it made the training far more enjoyable'
- St George's Joint Research and Enterprise Services, July 2023
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'Informative, interactive, engaging speaker'
- Royal Surrey NHS Foundation Trust, July 2023
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'Karl is knowledgeable, engaging and very practical in his ways of working and solutions to problems'
- The Princess Alexandra NHS Trust, July 2023
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‘It was extremely well organized and presented’
- University Hospitals Morecambe Bay, June 2022
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‘Karl is an excellent presenter. He gave great examples from his own experience. A really enjoyable and informative day. Thank you’
- University Hospitals Morecambe Bay, June 2022
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‘Just a huge thank you for a really useful day. It was great to spend time with people who understand the role of research delivery’
- Oxford Health NHS FT, June 2022
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'The Speaker has a versatile knowledge on research, kept the course very interesting throughout the day. Very useful, enjoyed the topic on 'Clinical research strategy'-highlights why it is essential, such an eye opener. Helps identify strengths and areas for improvement'
- The Imperial college Healthcare NHS Trust, February 2022
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‘Delivered very well. I learnt a lot of stuff that i will be implementing in my work area. Thanks’
- ESNEFT, February 2022
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‘Great workshop well organized very informative and well presented’
- National University of Ireland Galway, February 2022
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'Brilliant experience, friendly setting where ideas are encouraged and welcomed'
- Clinical Research Leadership and Management, October 2021
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'I have really enjoyed my time spent in this forum. It has given me some food for thought and validated some others'
- Clinical Research Leadership and Management, October 2021
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'I think the course was brilliant, it was really well set up and moderated'
- Clinical Research Leadership and Management, October 2021
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'I wasn't sure what to expect but I have really enjoyed the content, the sharing and the potential to use this to develop my own knowledge and to help in developing the team I will be managing'
- Clinical Research Leadership and Management, October 2021
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'Really good, informative course with really good interactive sessions. Best leadership course I have attended yet'
- Clinical Research Leadership and Management, October 2021
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'Very good content and a lot to think about and develop within my team'
- Clinical Research Leadership and Management, October 2021
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'I am very happy to have been nominated for this event and have taken several ideas to develop once I start my new job and things to read and follow up ahead of that. Great day!'
- Clinical Research Leadership and Management, October 2021
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'The networking and collaborative dynamic has been great and really enjoyable. I've learnt a lot from others and Karl. Karl's experiences have been interesting to hear as they put the content into perspective and make them more relatable'
- Clinical Research Leadership and Management, October 2021

Why sponsor?

Our role at SBK Healthcare is to bring industry together with healthcare professionals so that you can educate and inform your audience. These trail-blazing oncology forums offer dedicated presentations, Q&A, networking and discussion time, each sponsor will be fully immersed into the event and able to effectively engage with your NHS audience.

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Reach out today

If you would like more information on our sponsorship options an in-house forum or if you wish to discuss your needs and what solutions may be appropriate for your business, please contact: 

Sarah Kemm

Contact: 01732 897788 

Email: sarah.kemm@sbk-healthcare.co.uk