Collection, integration and validation of clinical trial data.
All clinical trial data including safety and efficacy data of drugs/agents under study
All data coming from CRF from sites (hospitals/clinics) and non-CRF data coming from clinical laboratories.
Collect and validate the trial data, review and querying the investigators, and quality assurance of the trial data, etc.
You will be working on computer applications like Oracle - Clinical, Clin-Trial etc, creating database, CRF designing, validations, reviews, interacting with Investigators, etc.
Not necessarily since it is more of a in-house
It certainly is a new field and one gets more advantage if you opt for CDM course as it adds value to one's career and is in much demand in the market. Drug Research can never stop. No risk as this is a growing industry.
Basic knowledge of computers is essential because it is IT enabled service. No specialized computer skills are required
No, not required, just the basics are sufficient. Using the data management systems will be taught in the course. No programming knowledge required
CDM is not related. It will be easier since you are familiar with medical terminology.
No, because we are providing training for one year and the course is well structured.
Since this job involves confidentiality, it cannot be carried home.
This cannot be ruled out, it may happen depending on the company.
It is not stressful; as a matter of fact stress is there in every modern day profession.
We will provide hands - on experience. The 2nd semester would have practical sessions. Regualr assessment would be done to monitor the students.
You will be absorbed as Clinical Data Associate or Clinical Data Coordinator in Pharma / Biotech companies or Contract Research Organizations or IT companies providing CDM services.
Clinical Research Organisation (CRO) itself is an outsourced job, especially the service industry. This is currently happening industry in our country.
Yes. The IT companies have already entered into CDM arena and therefore would be a huge opportunity for career growth.
Few hundreds, which is just not enough for the current scenario
You will be involved in Clinical Research related activity. The focus is on Clinical Data Management. From the career point of view, you can be considered.
From the course point of view, it may not be essential but it value adds if you have a global exposure.
You should be familiar with Pharmacology related subjects.
It would be a value-add to your career prospects, though CDM is not for you unless you want to shift your career as you have an adequate knowledge with regard to pharma.
Yes. It's a continuation of Clinical Research activity.
All graduates related to life sciences, maths, statistics, and computer science are eligible.
That's one of the good background to have.
You can be part of the CDM team and specialize in statistical analysis and reporting
Because of the domain experience and the terminologies associated with it.
There's definitely a difference. You will have an edge over them and your chances of getting jobs are easier and, growth is faster. Salary difference could be significant.