Entries by David Hadden

Is Your Trial Training Compliant With FDA and ICH Regulations?

Are you outsourcing any of your protocol, GCP, or Safety training for investigations and site staff? Training is important for study quality and patient safety. There is no point in […]

Do You Identify Your Site Heroes?

If a clinical trial was a 747, …then the subjects would be the passengers …and the flight crew the site staff. Imagine if the airline industry used meetings and powerpoint […]

Meetings and Slides Are Ineffective for Training Site Staff and Could Increase Patient Risk

According to Edgar Dale and dozens of supporting studies, we only retain 30% of verbal information. Pro-ficiency is based on simulation-training. The same technology employed by airline pilots, surgeons, astronauts, […]


GCP and Pharmacovigilance training is a requirement for all sites that participate in clinical trials. Non- compliance with ICH GCP E6(R2) regulations results in inspection findings, cost overruns, data rejection, […]

Unlearning in Clinical Trials – the cure to repeating our mistakes

How many stories have you heard where mistakes – made by clinical research sites – caused problems in a study, or even worse, patient injury? The practice of medicine is […]

When Failure is Not an Option

Air travel is really safe. You have a greater chance of being struck by lightning or attacked by a bear while you read this article than dying on a US […]

ACRP-Pro-ficiency Partnership

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 11, 2020 CONTACT: Jeremy Glunt + 1.703.258.3506 media@acrpnet.org ACRP, Pro-ficiency Partnership Signals New Era in Clinical Research Workforce Competency Development   Washington, DC – Clinical research […]

Source Code in the 21st Century

Guess what this is. Spirograph? Really complicated Venn Diagram? If you guessed either of those you would have been close. This is actually the “code” for a Pro-ficiency simulation. The […]

Pro-ficiency Wins the Start-Up Component of VCIC – Venture Capital Investment Competition

DURHAM, N.C., April 5, 2019 (Newswire.com) – Pro-ficiency, a start-up company providing a comprehensive human performance improvement system for clinical trials, has won the Venture Capital Investment Competition (VCIC) at […]

Pro-ficiency Announces Expansion of Clinical Trials Expertise

DURHAM, N.C., May 8, 2018 (Newswire.com) – Pro-ficiency™, the leading provider of simulation training for clinical trials, announces three new team members who bring a wealth of clinical trials experience […]