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Required Research Ethics Training

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          All IRB submittals must include a copy of the CITI 
            Certificate of Completion for each investigator.

Log-In Instructions:
1. Log onto the CITI website: http://www.citiprogram.org
2. Click "Register" button to Create Your Account
3. Select "Columbia College Chicago" from the dropdown menu then click "Continue"
4. Enter "First Name, Last Name and Email Address" then click "Continue"
5. Enter desired "User Name, Password, and Security Question & Answer" then click "Continue"
6. Select appropriate demographic "Buttons and Boxes" then click "Continue"
7. Unless desired, click "No" for "CEU" and appropriate box for "Research Surveys" then click "Continue"
8. At minimal enter responses in required ("*") fields to include:
        a.  Role in Human Subject Research: "Principal Investigator"
        b.  Which course do you plan to take: "Basic Human Subjects Social and Behavioral Focus"
9. Human Subjects Research Questions 1-5:
       1.  Learner Group: "Social and Behavioral Investigator"
       2.  Basic Course Completion: Select "I have not completed" unless renewing certification
       3.  IRB Chair Course: Click "No"
       4.  Good Clinical Practice: Leave blank unless desired
       5.  Health information Privacy and Security: Leave blank unless desired
10. Clcik "Complete Registration"

Other resources:
HRSA Video Series: "Protecting Human Subjects"
    Module 1 - Evolving Concern: Protection for Human Subjects
    Module 2 - The Belmont Report: Basic Ethical Principles and Their Application

    Module 3 - Balancing Society's Mandates: Criteria for Protocol Review

OHRP "Human Subject Assurance Training"