Becoming an expert and staying up to date
Clinical research offers diverse work opportunities for a broad range of professions. Professionals can, for example, become study nurses or investigators.
The SCTO coordinates a comprehensive range of training and further education courses that lead to professional qualifications or keep professionals up to date. Training opportunities include all mandatory courses certified by swissethics on Good Clinical Practice (GCP) as well postgraduate training and in-depth seminars.
Furthermore, the European Patients' Academy EUPATI provides useful training material as well as an online resource library for patients and the public. The SCTO coordinates the contact to EUPATI.
Not-for-profit organisations can publish their vacancies on the SCTO's online job portal in order to find suitable professionals.
Further information about the requirements for courses on research ethics and GCP can be found on swissethics.ch.