HANDBOOK OF SOPs FOR GOOD CLINICAL PRACTICE

SECOND EDITION

Celine M. Clive

Interpharm /CRC
Boca Raton London New York Washington, D.C.
© 2004 by CRC Press LLC

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Finally. The user should ensure that the specific processes at his/her institution are reflected in the final. © 2004 by CRC Press LLC . Some of the forms may apply to more than one group affected by the SOPs. the effective date should be added to the header of the second page.crcpress. If the institution’s logo is added to the header of the first page. they may be adapted to medical devices and biologics as well. when they are reviewing it. These templates should serve as a starting point for the development of SOPs. the formatting may also need to be checked. with a few alterations. called Forms. the user should open the document and make a global change replacing the word “Company” with the company’s actual name.com/e_products/downloads/download. Be aware that the length of the company’s name may affect line and page spacing and that some minor formatting may be needed after this global change is implemented. The advantage of this handbook is that by using the material found on the CRC Web site: www. From there. the “Subject Information and Consent Form Checklist” may be used by Study Coordinators. contains all of the attachments that are referred to in the SOP sections. it will automatically be captured on all subsequent pages. each SOP and all of the forms can be customized to the needs of the specific institution.asp. and IRB members. when they are developing the document.Introduction This handbook is divided into three sections containing Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) applicable to the activities of the three major groups involved in the clinical development process: • • • The Sponsor/Contract Research Organization (CRO) The study site The Institutional Review Board (IRB) A fourth section. To do this. however. For example. The language in these SOPs may appear to be limited to drug development. approved SOP.

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Monitors.Programs Available through Polaris • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • Overview of Drug Development Overview of Clinical Research History of the Regulations FDA Structure and Processes Regulations that Affect Clinical Research (FDA and ICH) The Responsibilities of Sponsors. and Site Personnel The Responsibilities of Contract Research Organizations The Role of the Institutional Review Board Preparing Documents for Study Initiation Selecting Investigators and Study Sites Developing Protocols and Case Report Forms Conducting the Study Initiation Visit Developing and Obtaining Informed Consent Conducting the Interim Visit Adverse Experiences and Serious Adverse Experiences Editing Case Report Forms Interacting with the Study Coordinator Reviewing Regulatory Documents Case Report Form Tracking and Management Managing Clinical Trial Material/Drug Accountability Writing Trip Reports and Follow-Up Letters Role of Data Management in the Clinical Research Process Safety When Traveling Writing Protocols Designing Case Report Forms FDA Audits Detecting Fraud in Clinical Research © 2004 by CRC Press LLC .

and Revision of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) Training Clinical Research Staff Selecting Investigators and Study Sites Developing Informed Consent Forms Conducting Site Evaluation Visits Conducting Study Initiation Visits Conducting Periodic Site Visits Reviewing Case Report Forms at the Study Site Reviewing Regulatory Documents Adverse Experiences (AEs).0 MON-004.0 SITE-011.0 SITE-010.0 MON-009.0 MON-010.0 SITE-007.0 SITE-005.0 MON-012.0 MON-006.0 SITE-008.0 Preparation.0 MON-003.0 MON-005.0 MON-008.0 SITE-006.0 SITE-003.0 MON-007. Serious Adverse Experiences (SAEs) and IND Safety Reports Drug Storage and Accountability © 2004 by CRC Press LLC .Table of Contents Sponsor/Monitor/CRO SOPs MON-001.0 SITE-002. Issue. Issue.0 Preparation.0 MON-002.0 SITE-004. Serious Adverse Experiences (SAEs).0 MON-013. and IND Safety Reports Managing Study-Specific Clinical Supplies Conducting Study Termination Visits Telephone Contact Reports Investigational Site SOPs SITE-001.0 MON-011.0 SITE-009. and Revision of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) Training Study Site Clinical Research Staff Assessing Protocol Feasibility Investigator Agreements with Sponsors or Contract Research Organizations Organizational Chart for the Study Site Interactions with the Institutional Review Board Recruiting Study Patients Study Initiation and Implementation Reviewing and Obtaining Informed Consent Adverse Experiences (AEs).

0 IRB-008.doc) Ad Review Amendment Bio Sample CRF Review DCF Form Dispense Dispense by Pt Drug Disposition Drug Order Drug Receipt Drug Return Enrollment Expedited ICF Review Init Doc Track Form Name Advertisement Review Checklist Protocol Amendment Form Biological Samples Inventory CRF Review Form Data Clarification Form Drug Dispensing Log Study Subject Investigational Product Dispensing Record Clinical Trial Materials Disposition Form Investigational Drug Shipping Order Investigational Product Receipt Form Drug Return Form Screening and Enrollment Log Expedited Review Form Subject Information and Consent Form Checklist Study Initiation Document Tracking Worksheet © 2004 by CRC Press LLC .0 SITE-014.0 IRB-003.0 IRB-006.SITE-012.0 Managing Biological Samples Interactions with the Sponsor or Contract Research Organization (CRO) Study Files and Record Retention Institutional Review Board SOPs IRB-001.0 Institutional Review Board Responsibilities IRB Membership and Training Institutional Review Board Meetings IRB Record Keeping IRB Review of Research IRB Review of Informed Consent IRB Review of Advertisements IRB Review of Unscheduled Mandatory Reports Criteria for Exempt and Expedited Review Forms – Alphabetical by File Name File Name (.0 IRB-005.0 SITE-013.0 IRB-009.0 IRB-004.0 IRB-007.0 IRB-002.

Initial Sub IRB Member Minutes Template Monitor Log Patient Master Phone Rpt Progress Rpt Responsibilities Review Cklist Review Results SAE Safety Rpt Sig Sheet St Term Ack St Term Notice Training Plan Training Record Training Request Training Verification Trip Rpt Evaluation Trip Rpt Init Trip Rpt Interim Trip Rpt Termination Initial Submission Form IRB Membership Roster IRB Meeting Minutes Template Monitoring Log Master Subject Log Telephone Contact Report IRB Progress Report Form Study Responsibilities Form Reviewer’s Checklist IRB Review Results Form Serious Adverse Experiences Safety Information Form Study Site Personnel Signature Sheet IRB Study Termination Acknowledgement IRB Notification of Study Termination Form Training Plan Form Training Record Form Staff Training Request Form Staff Training Verification Form Site Evaluation Visit Trip Report Study Initiation Visit Trip Report Periodic Site Visit Trip Report Study Termination Visit Trip Report © 2004 by CRC Press LLC .

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