New Employee Orientation

Clinical research can be challenging and thorough training is necessary for efficient management of clinical research according to the appropriate local and federal regulations.  

All new CCTO staff must complete the below training unless otherwise instructed by your supervisor.

Clinical staff must complete all seven CCTO Orientation sessions listed under Day 3.
Specific Orientation Sessions may also be required of non-clinical staff, please check with your manager.

Stanford Orientation
Office Orientation Administrator or Employee's supervisor
Cancer Institute/LPCH Tour Employee's supervisor
EPIC Access and Training Administrator will provide information
Health Screening

Check with supervisor on level of screening/training needed and obtain authorization form; make an appointment by calling numbers below:

Health related screening
SU Occupational Health Center (650) 725-5308

Respiratory protection or safety training questions
SU Health and Safety Program (650) 723-0448

Patient Privacy Training

Enroll in Patient Privacy Training on STARS.

Note: Please set your web browser to allow all pop-ups from STARS to enable/launch web trainings

HR Information and Timecard Training Meet with HR (FC309) to receive timecard training and other welcome materials.
CITI Human Subjects
GCP Training - Group 7
New employees should complete Group 7 in the first week.
CCTO Orientation  

All clinical research staff must complete the seven session orientation. New staff must complete all sessions during their first 6 months. All sessions are open to staff, fellows, and investigators involved in clinical research at SCI. Specific sessions may serve as a refresher for existing research staff, or may be appropriate for CRAs and others based upon responsibilities.

Session 1: Overview of Clinical Research at the Stanford Cancer Institute

Session 2: A Day in the Life of a Clinical Research Coordinator
NOTE: Clinical staff cannot work independently in clinic until Sessions 2 is completed. 

Session 3: Study Start Up and Regulatory Documentation

Session 4: OnCore Basic Training  

Session 5: Safety Documentation and Reporting
NOTE: Session 5 should be taken at least a month after you start working at CCTO.

Session 6: Study Financial Management
Session 6 should be taken at least 3 months after you start working at CCTO.

Coverage analysis
NOTE: Stanford’s new coverage analysis process is a requirement from Stanford Health Care Hospital and Clinics (SHC) and Stanford School of Medicine (SOM) leadership to ensure that billing for clinical research to Medicare is compliant and aligned with industry best practices. 

Session 8: Introduction to Informed Consent
NOTE: Session 8 is required for new staff to complete prior to consenting patients.

Training Needs Assessment
Take the survey here
DAY 4-5
SCI Clinic orientation Employee's supervisor
Review SCI SOPs Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
Review Competency Checklist
Clinical Research Personnel Onboarding Checklist
Review the CCTO Code of Conduct
DAY 7-10
Spectrum Orientation Please visit Spectrum's website for a list of training opportunities.

Check with your supervisor on which trainings to complete.
Respectful Workplace Training
Register in STARS: MED SoM - Staff Respectful Workplace (MHRG-1000)
Healthstream Training You should receive an email invite for Healthstream training within two weeks after hire. If you do not receive an email please contact an Administrative team member.