CDISC for Newcomers

CDISC provides this course via Virtual Classroom Training (New!)


Interested in a private Virtual training for your team? Contact us today.


New to CDISC Standards? Attend one of our upcoming workshops geared to getting you started with standards to amplify the full potential of data, drive operational efficiences and expedite the regulatory review process. The workshop goes over examples of the standards, along with how to build them into the process of writing a protocol, collecting and tabulating data, and using the data in analysis. The CDISC Data Exchange standards are reviewed and the CDISC Library is discussed.


The workshop also identifies standards strategies that can make the clinical research process more efficient and offers a high-level introduction into the current regulatory requirements for submissions.


  • Topic 1: What is CDISC?​
  • Topic 2: Why Are Standards Needed?​
  • Topic 3: Overview of Regulatory Requirements​
  • Topic 4: Overview of CDISC Models​
  • Topic 5: CDISC Connects Research Globally​
  • Topic 6: Therapeutic Area User Guides​
  • Topic 7: Data Exchange Standards​
  • Topic 8: Implementing CDISC Standards​
  • Topic 9: CDISC Library
  • Topic 10: How Does CDISC Work?

Learning Outcomes:

  • Describe the CDISC Standards Development process, standards models, implementation guides and therapeutic area user guides to recognize their value in clinical research. ​
  • Identify individual CDISC standards to set the stage for implementation. ​
  • Support the adoption of implementing CDISC standards early in the clinical research process.
  • Interpret CDISC Therapeutic Area User Guides in order to implement them across foundational standards
  • Recognize how Define-XML organizes standards for as both machine-and human-readable metadata

Course Type


Course Length

3 Hours


Concept Modeler
CRF Designer
Data Manager
Medical Writer
Metadata Modeler
Nonclinical Study Personnel
Standards Expert
Study Designer
Study Management
System Architect
Technical Manager


Academic Institution
Clinical Laboratory
Healthcare Provider
Medical Device
Technology Service Provider