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Take the fast lane to becoming a Certified Clinical Research Professional and passing the SOCRA CCRP exam. Get all the info you need to pass in one place and in an easily-digestible format that makes studying a breeze.

The SOCRA CCRP Exam Mastery Study Guide is a digital PDF file that’s compatible with most mobile devices. Study where you want, when you want, and skip the hassle, anxiety, and costs associated with traveling to live training seminars.

You’ll also get exclusive access to tips and advice from an industry insider who took the exam and passed with flying colors!

150 pages of searchable PDF content

The guide is in searchable PDF format, allowing you to jump effortlessly to different topics in seconds. The content follows the most recent CCRP exam outline.

Tips from Reddit

A collection of advice on taking the CCRP exam from users of Reddit's r/clinicalresearch, all summarized in one convenient place.

Glossary of terms

A glossary of 98 essential definitions and terms for easy reference and memorization.

Personal tips from experienced clinical research professionals

Tips, advice, and insider knowledge from the authors. You'll get guidance on what topics to focus your studying efforts on.

The guide is in searchable PDF format, allowing you to jump effortlessly to different topics in seconds. The content follow the most recent CCRP exam outline.

A collection of advice on taking the CCRP exam from users of Reddit’s r/clinicalresearch, all summarized in one convenient place

A glossary of 98 essential definitions and terms for easy reference and memorization.

Tips, advice, and insider knowledge from the authors. You’ll get guidance on what topics to focus your studying efforts on.

Frequently Asked Questions

ES’ SOCRA CCRP Study Guide has been rebranded and updated! It’s now called The SOCRA CCRP Exam Mastery Study Guide. This new version contains all of the information as the old version, plus all relevant content that was missing from the old guide. The SOCRA CCRP Exam Mastery Study Guide also follows the current SOCRA CCRP exam outline, so the information is structured exactly as you’ll find it on the SOCRA website.

Yes! The SOCRA CCRP Exam Mastery Study Guide is up to date and relevant for the current SOCRA CCRP exam and follows the current outline.

The SOCRA CCRP Exam Mastery Study Guide has been designed to provide you with a concentrated dose of information needed to pass the exam. You’ll get what you need to know to pass, and only that. It cuts out the fluff and irrelevance you may find elsewhere, and gets you up to speed on exam materials in a fast and efficient way.

The SOCRA CCRP Exam Mastery Study Guide is also available in digital format, which has several time-saving benefits. There is a table of contents with quick links to every section, and the entire guide is searchable, meaning you can jump to key information fast. This is a big advantage over a physical textbook, and makes your study time more efficient and effective.

A final time-saving benefit is the fact that you can study any time and any place you choose. No traveling to expensive training courses, no expensive flights and hotels, and no need to carry around heavy text books. The PDF study guide can be opened on your smartphone, tablet, or laptop any time.

If you have already registered for the SOCRA CCRP exam, you should have received the SOCRA Certification Program Reference Manual in the mail. This manual is good reference material. But imagine reading through the 21 CFR Parts 11, 50, 56, 312, 812, 45 CFR Part 46, and ICH GCP E6(R2) from start to finish! It can be quite grueling. And at the end, how much valuable, relevant information will you really get out of it? Also, the SOCRA Certification Program Reference Manual does not contain any industry insights from an industry insider whatsoever. It’s just a printout of regulations, with no additional value.

SOCRA offers a 1 day in-person Clinical Research Professional Certification Preparation and GCP Review Course at various locations and dates in the U.S. and Canada. One of the authors had attended this course prior to taking the SOCRA CCRP exam in September 2013. Although the information presented in this course can be beneficial, and the author would recommend taking the course to anyone taking the exam, there are some limitations to this course to be aware of:

  • The cost for this preparation course is quite considerable. This cost is in addition to the cost of a SOCRA membership and the CCRP exam fee.
  • The course is offered only a few times per year in select locations. If you do not live close to where the course will be held, traveling will be involved. This means spending more for flights, hotels, car rentals, and other daily expenses.
  • The information is condensed into a compact format in order to fit the 1 day time limit.
  • The information presented can be found from publicly available sources and is not a substitute to one’s own studying.

In the author’s opinion:

  1. Using one’s own time in studying and taking notes from publicly available and relevant information (various GCP trainings, CFR, ICH’s GCP, industry websites, etc.) and years of industry experience would benefit much more.
  2. Most people don’t retain much information from a 1-day compact course.
  3. It’s more effective to study and summarize key information at one’s own pace.

Your total investment cost for The SOCRA CCRP Exam Mastery Study Guide is $195. Compare that to the cost of SOCRA’s in person Clinical Research Professional Certification Preparation and GCP Review Course, plus the cost of getting there, accommodations, and other travel expenses. Not to mention time off work and time away from family.

So ask yourself – how much is your time worth? How much are you willing to pay to avoid spending countless hours searching through books and online resources, or reading through documents such as Declaration of Helsinki, 21 CFR 312, or the ICH GCP from end to end? How much would you pay to get summarized information in an easy-to-understand format, plus insider tips from someone who took the exam, and who has years of industry experience?

If you’ve already spent hundreds of dollars registering for the exam, wouldn’t you want to invest a little more money to make sure that you actually pass? Failing the exam leads to more than just a bruised ego. It wastes your time and money, too!

As always, a passing result is based on your industry experience and how hard you study. Therefore, we can’t guarantee you’ll pass the exam. That said, the study guide has been designed to contain all the information you’ll need to know to pass the exam. It’s just a matter of committing it to memory.

We offer a 7-day Money Back Guarantee with every purchase of The SOCRA CCRP Exam Mastery Study Guide. You will have 7 calendar days (more than enough time to browse through the entire guide) to see if it will help you pass the exam. If you ever feel dissatisfied, even given all of the value we’ve packed into this study guide, simply send an email to info@ClinicalResearchAssociateCRA.com explaining your thoughts and we’ll offer you a refund.