Human Subject Protection Training

Covenant HealthCare is a member of the Society of Clinical Research Sites (SCRS). A benefit of that membership is free access to required educational courses offered by the Association of Clinical Research Professionals (ARCP). Two required modules; Good Clinical Practice (GCP) and Ethics and Human Subject Protection Training are available for all investigators participating in research at Covenant HealthCare.

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The process for accessing the ACRP training is as follows:

Step 1 - Register for an ACRP account

  1. Click the link to the ACRP website
  2. Click the "Join Today" button and complete the registration with ACRP.
  3. Log out when complete

Step 2 - Register for an SCRS account

  1. Click the link to the SCRS website
  2. Click “Join SCRS”, located in the top right corner of the webpage.
  3. Complete the "Create Account" portion to set up name and basic information.
  4. Under "Organization Information" select "I am affiliated with an organization" and select Covenant's Membership Number: 3178 
  5. Complete the Account creation steps.
  6. You will receive an account activation email from SCRS or Society of Clinical Research Sites.
  7. Follow the links and instructions in the email to activate your membership account for SCRS.

Step 3 - Registering for your Training

You must be logged into SCRS.

  1. Click on the "Membership" heading in the main webpage navigation.
  2. Select "ACRP Good Clinical Practice (GCP) Training" from the navigation dropdown. This will take you to the "ACRP Good Clinical Practice (GCP) Training" page.
  3. Near the middle of the page there is a link to access the GCP training member benefit. Click the link.
    Image showing the location of the GCP training member benefit link
  4. You will be taken to the "Complementary Training for SCRS Members" page that has the different courses available to you.  Add the courses to the cart by clicking the buttons under each course description.  There will be no charge for these courses because you are affiliated with SCRS.
  5. Proceed through the check-out process.  There will be no charge.
  6. Once the courses have been "purchased" you may complete them.  Each course will take approximately 2 hours to complete.

Step 4 - Accessing your Training

  1. Access your courses through either the email confirmation sent to you or using the ACRP website.
  2. You will receive an email confirmation after you have "purchased" your courses.  The email will contain a button to "Start Your Course".  You may click on the button to access your course.
  3. You may also access your course using the ACRP website.
    • Log in to the ACRP website
    • Go to "My Account"
    • Click on "My Courses" then "Access Your Courses
  4. You will see your pending courses on the ACRP website the "eLearning" tab.
  5. At the end of the course, take a screenshot of your completion certificate, or a digital photo which you can upload with your IRB Submission. At the time this instruction was being written, there was not a way to “print” a certificate.