Clinical Research Education

Clinical Research Center is dedicated to providing education and training opportunities to the UNMC/NM research community. The CRC will host monthly educational workshops with various topics to include Regulatory, Clinical Operations, Finances, etc. Upcoming workshop dates are provided below. To sign up please email the workshop(s) and dates that you would like to attend to

CRC Hosted Monthly Education


Workshop Dates

Workshop: Date & Time:
CRC Services 

August 1st @ 1:00pm

September 4th @ 11:00am

November 3rd @ 11:00am

Navigating the CRC Website

August 4th @ 10:00am

September 5th @ 1:00pm

*Upon Request

Study Intake

August 7th @ 11:00am

September 7th @ 10:00am

October 9th @ 2:00pm

November 6th @ 11:00am

December 4th @ 11:00am

Institutional Requirements

August 9th @ 1:00pm

September 11th @ 10:00am

November 8th @ 2:00pm

CRC Clinic Orientation

August 10th @ 1:00pm

October 11th @ 1:00pm

December 6th @ 1:00pm

Coverage Analysis, Budgeting,

Research Pricing

August 11th @ 11:00am

(Coverage Analysis)

September 14th @ 10:00am

(Budget & Research Pricing)

October 13th @ 11:00am

(Coverage Analysis)

November 10th @ 11:00am

(Budget & Research Pricing)

December 8th @ 11:00am

(Coverage Analysis)

Billing Grid & NM Research Billing

August 15th @ 1:00pm

September 15th @ 1:00pm

October 16th @ 1:00pm

November 13th @ 1:00pm

December 13th @ 1:00pm

Regulatory Coordination


August 16th @ 1:00pm


September 18th @ 11:00am


October 17th @ 11:00am


November 14th @ 11:00am


December 12th @ 11:00am


New Hire Checklist



August 18th @ 11:00am

*Upon Request


Entering Research Orders in


 August 21st @ 9:00am

September 20th @ 2:00pm

November 17th @ 1:00pm

Clinic Feasibility


August 23rd @ 2:00pm

October 20th @ 10:00am

December 14th @ 10:00am

Research Monitor Access

(Coordinator Perspective)


August 25th @ 10:00am

September 25th @ 11:00am

October 23rd @ 11:00am

November 20th @ 11:00am

December 15th @ 11:00am

Clinical Trial Finance Education

(CTMS & Invoicing)

 August 31st @ 11:00am

October 27th @ 11:00am

December 19th @ 11:00am


Workshop Descriptions

CRC Services: A general overview of all services offered by the Clinical Research Center as well as space and equipment offerings. 

Navigating the CRC Website: A brief walkthrough of the updated CRC website, associated pages and helpful information.

Study Intake: A review of the centralized intake process to triage and streamline study start-up activities. 

Institutional Requirements: An overview of the institutional requirements required by the Office of Regulatory Affairs. Requirements will vary based on study design and can include committee reviews, institutional signoffs and administrative reviews.

CRC Clinic Orientation: An overview of the Clinical Research Center Clinics, the services provided, SOPs and tips for success.

Coverage Analysis, Budgeting, Research Pricing: Coverage analysis is a systematic process that determines the Medicare qualifying status of a clinical trial and determines which items are billable to insurance. Budgeting provides education and tools regarding how budgets are developed, prices are determined and tips when negotiating with sponsors.

Billing Grid & NM Research Billing: An overview of research billing roles performed in CTMM (Clinical Trial Master Matrix) and CTMS (Clinical Trial Management System) and explains the role of research billing from a billing compliance standpoint. Participants will be given tips and resources for successful subject visit linking in EPIC and documentation in CTMS. 

Regulatory Coordination: An overview of regulatory activities and requirements at start-up, during maintenance and at closure of a clinical trial. The monthly topic will rotate between Start-up, Maintenance and Closure.

New Hire Checklist: An overview of the CRC new hire checklist with required and recommended training opportunities for all research staff.

Entering Research Orders in OneChart: A review of the process for entering orders in OneChart for CRC specific clinical services, a demonstration and helpful tips.

Clinic Feasibility: An overview of the process CRC clinical staff use for reviewing feasibility of studies requesting CRC clinical services.

Research Monitor Access (Coordinator Perspective): This presentation will provide an overview on research monitor access including how to request IT support and helpful hints.

Clinical Trial Finance Education (CTMS & Invoicing): A detailed review of activities performed while executing financial tasks on clinical trials. Education will be focused on the various applications required to identify all applicable research costs and recovery through sponsor invoicing. 


Additional Education

The training requirements vary by role.