How to Stimulate the Performance of Clinical Research Coordinators

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DOI: 10.21522/TIJCR.2014.06.01.Art002

Authors : Anthony Alsayed


A mutual Dilemma for site management organizations continues to be finding experienced clinical research coordinators. The success of clinical trials depends profoundly on clinical research coordinators as they play a key role in the executions of trial procedures. Therefore, the demand for experienced and qualified clinical research coordinators is extremely high. This article will describe the duties of clinical research coordinators, discuss how to stimulate their performance, and explore the training impact on CRCs.

Keywords: Clinical Trial; Clinical Research Coordinator; Research Nurse; Study Coordinator; Duties; Challenges; Performance; Training Impact.


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