SAS Global Certification program
SAS Certified Clinical Trials Programmer Using SAS 9This credential is appropriate for programmers who use SAS software to analyze clinical trials data to produce reports for submission to regulatory authorities.
A candidate for this exam should have experience in
- clinical trials process
- accessing, managing, and transforming clinical trials data
- statistical procedures and macro programming
- reporting clinical trials results
- validating clinical trial data reporting.
- Pass the Clinical Trials Programming Using SAS 9 exam
or if you currently hold the SAS Certified Base Programmer for SAS 9 credential:
- Pass the Clinical Trials Programming Using SAS 9 Accelerated Version exam
The preparation materials listed below assume the candidate has little familiarity with SAS programming and the clinical trials industry. Depending on your level of experience, you may not require all preparation components. For example, a SAS Certified Base Programmer would not require the Programming 1 and 2 classes. Please review the exam objectives and then determine which materials will complete your preparation.
* This credential is related to clinical trials programming. If your work is more related to clinical data integration, please see the SAS Clinical Data Integration: Essentials course.
- SAS Programming 1: Essentials
- SAS Programming 2: Data Manipulation Techniques
- Statistics 1: Introduction to ANOVA, Regression, and Logistic Regression
- SAS Macro Language 1: Essentials
- SAS Report Writing 1: Using Procedures and ODS
- SAS Programming in the Pharmaceutical Industry, Jack Shostak
- Clinical Trials: A Practical Guide to Design, Analysis, and Reporting, Duolao Wang, Ameet Bakhai
- Introducing the CDISC Standards: New Efficiencies for Medical Research, Amanda J. de Montjoie
- Validating Clinical Trial Data Reporting with SAS, Carol Matthews & Brian Shilling
White Papers, Proceedings, Standards
- CDISC SDTM and ADaM Standards Documentation
- PharmaSUG 2008 Proceedings: SQL or not SQL When Performing Many-to-Many Merge (.pdf)
- SUGI 30 Paper: Exploring DICTIONARY Tables and Views (.pdf)
View the sample questions for this exam.
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