|Training for Individuals Involved in Human Subjects Research
An Institutional Review Board (IRB) is required to ensure that appropriate safeguards exist to protect the rights and welfare of research subjects [21 CFR 56.107(a) and 56.111].
To demonstrate Essentia Health’s commitment to the protection of the rights and welfare of human research subjects by ensuring that all parties involved in conducting, supporting, reviewing and/or overseeing research involving human subjects demonstrate and maintain knowledge of the ethical principles and regulatory requirements governing the protection of human research subjects.
Who needs to complete the training?
Essentia Health requires Human Subject Protection (HSP) training for all individuals involved in any of the following:
• The conduct of human subject’s research.
• Supporting human subject’s research.
• Reviewing human subject’s research.
• Oversight of human subject’s research.
This training requirement extends to all those involved in human subjects research, including: Essentia Health employees, IRB members and staff, SRB members and staff, subcontractors, consultants, students, Internal Audit & Compliance Committee members, affiliated personnel and all others as identified by Essentia Health.
Complete the Training
All individuals must complete human subjects protection training on the Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI) website.
Once you have completed training and obtained your certificate, email Sherry King at firstname.lastname@example.org. The following information must be included in the body of your email. **Please Note: Your certificate must be attached to the email:
a. Your Name, plus your Position and/or Role in Research
b. EH Region, Location, and Department (if applicable)
c. Reason(s) for completing the HSPT course:
d. Y/N New Board Member ( EIRH Board, IRB, SRB)
e. Y/N New to Research
f. Y/N iRIS access is needed for ________________ study (provide ACRONYM)
g. Y/N Required to take HSPT, but do NOT require iRIS access
h. Y/N Renewal of expiring HSPT
i. ____ Other (please explain):
See CITI FAQ’s for further information on completing the training.
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