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Job > Clinical Research Associate

Clinical Research Associate

What sort of requirements do you need to be accepted into the program?

6 years ago
Job > Clinical Research Associate 6 years ago
Job > Clinical Research Associate

Anyone used job placement agencies to break into the CRA field?

I am wondering if this may be my best bet. I am a recent college graduate, although I don't have a degree in a health field.

If anyone could shed some light on any ...

6 years ago
Job > Clinical Research Associate

Becoming a CRA, should I first apply to be a Clinical Trials Assistant?

anybody have any experience as a coordinator?

6 years ago
Job > Clinical Research Associate

Becoming a CRA, should I first apply to be a Clinical Trials Assistant?

Was the Research Coordinator position fairly easy to get? What did you do in an average day as a Coordinator?

THanks!

6 years ago
Job > Clinical Research Associate 6 years ago
Job > Clinical Research Associate

What is an average day like for a CRA?

[QUOTE who="Burning out fast in Bristol, Virginia"]I've been a CRA for a few years now, and am now a CCRA. I'm considering leaving the field, as the time demands of the ...

6 years ago
Job > Clinical Research Associate 6 years ago
Job > Clinical Research Associate

Becoming a CRA, should I first apply to be a Clinical Trials Assistant?

I've read that this is a good way to become a CRA within a few years. I'm wondering if it is relatively easy to land a Clinical Trials Assistant position? Do they want experience ...

6 years ago
Job > Clinical Research Associate

What is an average day like for a CRA?

Would you as far to say that it's stressful? Or is it pretty straight forward once at the sites?

6 years ago
Job > Clinical Research Associate

job opportunities as a CRA

Very interesting... I really had no idea that the CRA position is a stepping stone to being a project manager, whatever else... How long does it typically take to advance from a ...

6 years ago
Job > Clinical Research Associate

job opportunities as a CRA

Are these issues becoming more prevalent now or have they always been part of a CRA's work? Is the work done at the sites just incredibly repetitive and mundane? What sort of ...

6 years ago
Job > Clinical Research Associate

Where do I go to gain clinical research experience?

[QUOTE who="David in Los Angeles, California"]Hey, hoi13, sorry it took so long (15 days?). I found the company again. It's called Kendle. Here's the webpage on it:

6 years ago
Job > Clinical Research Associate

job opportunities as a CRA

by rapid turn over and burn out rate what exactly do you mean? people getting tired of traveling so much?

6 years ago
Job > Clinical Research Associate

do you NEED a degree in a SCIENCE to become a CRA?

or can someone with a degree in say accounting or history get into the field with some experience?

6 years ago
Job > Clinical Research Associate

HOW TO GET THE EXPERIENCE IF NOBODY ACCEPT ENTRY LEVELS

[QUOTE who="Urmila in Toronto, Ontario"]Kriger is a good option for doing the online course ad it is cheaper than in class. Plus you get to study at your own speed. Thre ...

6 years ago
Job > Clinical Research Associate

HOW TO GET THE EXPERIENCE IF NOBODY ACCEPT ENTRY LEVELS

[QUOTE who="C in Oakland, California"]My degree was in english - and I'm now a Clinical Project Manager at a MAJOR Bay Area pharma, proving you don't have to have a ...

6 years ago
Job > Clinical Research Associate

HOW TO GET THE EXPERIENCE IF NOBODY ACCEPT ENTRY LEVELS

[QUOTE who="Urmila in Toronto, Ontario"]Chris-the basic requirement for CRA is a Bachelor in Science/Health Science/Nursing[/QUOTE]

So in order to have any chance ...

6 years ago
Job > Clinical Research Associate

HOW TO GET THE EXPERIENCE IF NOBODY ACCEPT ENTRY LEVELS

David, thanks for the advice and optomism! I am still gathering information on this field and seeing if my academic background would even be acceptable. I will be graduating in May ...

6 years ago
Job > Clinical Research Associate

HOW TO GET THE EXPERIENCE IF NOBODY ACCEPT ENTRY LEVELS

Would someone mind telling me what the certification from a place like Kriger is like? Is it a full time commitment and what sort of work are you responsible for?

Also, I ...

6 years ago