|Field of Study:||Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
|Description:||Clinical Research is a branch of Medical Science –a “medicalized” activity. It consists of surveys, studies and projects to determine the safety and effectiveness of medications, devices, diagnostic products and treatment regimens intended for human use. Clinical research is done to discover new knowledge, whereas clinical practice (what doctors do) uses existing knowledge to treat (usually) known illnesses. The demand for this career is growing in teaching hospitals, less so in pharmaceutical companies, CRO and Biotech industries. CIHR has doubled its funding for Clinical Research – $150 million.
The R&D departments in the biopharmaceutical industry have the highest manpower employed. The CR program will give you a good sound knowledge base and skills training, so you will be prepared for ANY type of clinical research that you wish to pursue. You choose your area of interest. This program will get you off to the best possible start when you get to the workplace. You will get support from experienced staff and tutors who are here to ensure you get the best from the program. For our graduates it is the ideal bridge to the CR workplace.