Basic course for clinical investigators BROK®
The Basic Course Regulations and Organization for Clinical Investigators (BROK) deals with laws and regulations when conducting clinical research and is compulsory for all researchers involved in human-based scientific research that falls under the scope of the WMO. For more information, see the national NFU BROK website and the eBROK e-learning.
The BROK course is an e-learning and can be done online in its entirety, including a national exam. While completing the national e-learning, you will follow a center-specific e-learning where the policy of the Radboudumc with regard to human-related research is discussed.
Every 3 years Recertification
Researchers in possession of a BROK certificate can check their validity in the national BROK register.
If you are too late with the re-registration, you will have to take the entire course again, including the exam! To receive a reminder, you must register your certificate in your online ‘Kwaliteitspaspoort’. Follow these instructions.
The BROK course is mandatory for researchers involved in human-based scientific research that falls under the scope of the Medical Research Involving Human Subjects Act (WMO).
The total course takes approx. 26 hours. A re-registration takes approximately 5 hours (including the Radboudumc-specific e-learning of 2 hours).
The BROK course is ABAN / ABFE accredited for 16 credits, 5 credits for the re-registration. The BROK course applies to 1.5 EC (ECTS) points for (PhD-)students.