ONLINE TRAINING PROGRAM FOR RESEARCH WITH HUMAN PARTICIPANTS
Anyone conducting or helping with research involving human participants at IRD or its collaborative institutes —must have appropriate training to assure that the rights, welfare, and safety of human participants involved are protected. The training must be renewed at a minimum of every 3 years.
All core personnel named on a protocol subject to IRB review must complete the required training before the protocol can be approved. The training program utilized is conducted through online modules developed by CITI (Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative) for Interactive Research & Development – IRD. If you have an existing account with CITI that is not affiliated with IRD, you will be given the option to make your training information available to IRD after logging in.
Begin CITI registration here, if you do not have a CITI account. If you are from IRD, use Interactive Research & Development- IRD as your institution. Your records will come directly to the IRB.
For core personnel unable to access the internet or not proficient in the English language, please contact the IRB office for assistance Note: The CITI program may take three or more hours to complete. Please schedule your time for training accordingly.
ClinicalTrials.gov is a registry and results database of publicly and privately supported clinical studies of human participants conducted around the world. IRD is registered with ClinicalTrials.gov in accordance and our researchers have the option of sharing their research on the registry as per the requirements published by the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE).