Canadian Association of Clinical Research Specialists (CACRS)

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Welcome to CACRS

About Us

Canadian Association of Clinical Research Specialists (CACRS) is a Canadian not-for-profit Corporation established in Canada in 2011. Association’s mission is to globally promote and advocate integrity and standards of Good Clinical Practice (GCP) among professionals and organizations involved in the practice of Clinical Research.


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Clinical Research Specialist Certification

It is intended for individuals well trained and/or employed in clinical research industry and other settings involved with the development, monitoring and management of pharmaceutical drugs and biologics.

CACRS Members: C$160 (Canadian Dollars Fund)
Non-members: C$530 (Canadian Dollars Fund)

Clinical Research Nurse Certification

A vital tripartite role in the research enterprise, serving simultaneously as an expert nursing care giver, a member of the scientific team conducting the study, and as the research participants’ advocate who ensures that the informed consent process extends throughout the study.

CACRS Members: C$160 (Canadian Dollars Fund)
Non-members: C$530 (Canadian Dollars Fund)

Online Training Courses

Fundamentals of Clinical Research

This course is dedicated to life science graduates and college students who want to pursue a career in clinical research as a clinical research monitor or coordinator.
Duration : Login access for 3 months

CACRS Members: C$279
Non-members: C$1400

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