Career Laddering Initiative – Certificate Programs

The Career Development platform is developing a number of certificate programs in health research with a focus on patient-oriented research and practical application in Alberta.

For the first certificate in development, the CD Platform and the Pragmatic Clinical Trials platform have been working together to create a certificate that accommodates current professionals in the field of clinical health research.

The Leadership in Patient-Oriented Research: Pragmatic Clinical Trials Certificate integrates currently available training, such as the Alberta Clinical Research Consortium’s recommended training courses, while providing additional content, learning strategies, and practical application exercises using real-world and Alberta-specific case studies with leadership from experts in clinical trials from across the province.

Learners will leave the course with a thorough understanding of all of the steps involved from pre-trial activities through to study completion and be able to incorporate principles and strategies of patient-oriented research throughout the process.

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