Professional Development

Webinar Bundle: Professional Development

The Professional Development webinar bundle is made up of a curated selection of PRIM&R's recorded webinars, hand-picked to provide in-depth instruction. Developed and presented by experts, the webinars in this bundle offer strategies for growing building new skills and advancing your career in the research ethics and oversight field. Webinar topics include career paths in both human subjects protections and animal care and use, tips and tools for public speaking, and information about the Certified IRB Professional (CIP)® and Certified Professional in IACUC Administration (CPIA)®credentials.

Included Webinars

Career Paths: Advancing in Animal Care and Use Professions

2013

Speakers: Michael T. Fallon, DVM, PhD, DACLAM, CPIA, Bruce W. Kennedy, MS, RLATG, CMAR, CPIA, and Natalie Mays, BA, LATG, CPIA

There are many pathways into the animal care and use professions, but the steps necessary to advance a career in the field are rarely clearly defined. During this webinar, speakers share their own professional trajectories and discuss obstacles faced and conquered, and valuable lessons learned in the process. They also share information about networking and finding mentors, and offer various other career advancement tips, including opportunities available through PRIM&R.

Career Paths: Advancing in IRB Administration

2013

Speakers: Eric Allen, MLS, CIP, CPIA, Claire Dunne, PhD, CIP, and Melissa Epstein, PhD, CIP

There are many pathways into research ethics professions, but the steps necessary to advance a career in the field are rarely clearly defined. During this webinar, human research protections professionals discuss the process of building a career in IRB administration. The speakers describe their own professional trajectories and discuss obstacles faced and conquered, and valuable lessons learned in the process. They also share information about networking and finding mentors, and offer various other career advancement tips, including opportunities available through PRIM&R.

CIP® Info Session

2018

Speaker: Ross A. Hickey, JD, CIP, CPIA

This webinar features a presenter with in-depth knowledge of the CIP preparation, examination, and recertification processes. This webinar will help you be able to:

  • Understand the eligibility criteria for the CIP exam
  • Identify the content covered by the CIP exam
  • Understand the format of the CIP exam
  • Identify resources to consult when preparing for the CIP exam
  • Identify effective study techniques
  • Understand the CIP recertification guidelines

This webinar is free to all. Watch it here.

CPIA® Info Session

2018

Speaker: Tanise L. Jackson, DVM, DACLAM, CPIA

This webinar features a presenter with in-depth knowledge of the CPIA preparation, examination, and recertification processes. This webinar will help you be able to:

  • Understand the eligibility criteria for the CPIA exam
  • Identify the content covered by the CPIA exam
  • Understand the format of the CPIA exam
  • Identify resources to consult when preparing for the CPIA exam
  • Identify effective study techniques
  • Understand the CPIA recertification guidelines

This webinar is free to all. Watch it here.

IRB Administration: Providing Stellar Support to your IRB

2014

Speakers: Maria Arnold, CIP and Megan Kasimatis Singleton, JD, MBE, CIP

IRB administrators serve as facilitators of the human subjects research review process. As such, they are tasked with carrying out a variety of organizational and administrative responsibilities within the IRB. This webinar focuses on some of the core responsibilities of IRB administrators and provides insight into best practices across a range of institutional sizes and structures. Specific topics for discussion include:

  • IRB recordkeeping, including meeting minutes, membership, correspondence with investigators, and records of actions reviewed by the IRB
  • Facilitation of the application and review process, including pre-screening submissions for completeness
  • Generation of IRB correspondence including actions taken by the convened IRB
  • Production and maintenance of standard operating procedures

Participation in this 90-minute webinar counts as 1.5 CE credit hours.

Speaking Confidence: A PRIM&R Toolbox

2010

Speakers: Melissa Lewis and Gigi McMillan

Speaking Confidence: A PRIM&R Toolbox provides valuable tips and tools for expressing yourself clearly, succinctly and memorably—whether you’re speaking to a crowd or across a desk. This webinar will help you:

  • Develop specific areas of the public speaking skill-set that seldom get attention but make the difference between a ho-hum presentation and a powerfully persuasive one
  • Capture your listeners’ attention and create a positive impression with your first sentence
  • Structure your information so listeners understand and remember your message
  • Diagnose resistance to your ideas and apply appropriate strategies to overcome it
  • Make a simple yet powerful mental shift that simultaneously calms your nerves and builds rapport with your listeners
  • Adjust your message and methods depending on the context, size and formality of the occasion

Access Webinar Bundles

Webinar bundles are available to individual PRIM&R members at no cost. For a fraction of the cost of this bundle, become a member to watch the included webinars and gain dozens of other member benefits. 

Nonmembers can purchase individual or group access to this webinar bundle using the order form below. Each webinar is also availalbe individually. 

Individual nonmember rate: $705

Group nonmember rate: $1,675

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