CTO Training: Policies and Education

The University of Illinois Cancer Center Clinical Trials Office (CTO) provides training regarding all aspects of clinical research conduct to personnel conducting human research in oncology at UIC.

In addition to the standing training offered below, the UI Cancer Center CTO can conduct one on one or group training upon request. To schedule a training session, contact Annette Kinsella, QA Educational Specialist at annettek@uic.edu or 312-996-5931.

Best Practice Hour

In partnership with the UIC Center for Clinical and Translational Science, the UICC CTO hosts monthly training sessions on a variety of topics regarding appropriate conduct of clinical trials. 

For suggested training topics, contact Annette Kinsella, QA Educational Specialist at annettek@uic.edu or 312-996-5931.

Clinical Competency Training

Targeted to the clinical research coordinator performing clinical tasks, the UICC CTO offers training and tools to document the mastery of clinical competencies. Topics include blood pressure, ECG, phlebotomy, and vital signs. 

To schedule clinical competency training, contact Annette Kinsella, QA Educational Specialist at annettek@uic.edu or 312-996-5931.

CTO Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)

To assist with quality, efficiency and compliant clinical trial conduct, the UICC CTO conducts clinical trial tasks according to standard SOPs. CTO staff are trained on these SOPs and SOP training is available to all UICC staff.

To request CTO SOP training, contact Annette Kinsella, QA Educational Specialist at annettek@uic.edu or 312-996-5931.

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