|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:
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.
- The conduct of human subject’s research.
- Supporting human subject’s research.
- Reviewing human subject’s research.
- Oversight of human subject’s research.
What courses are required?
To complete all of the requirements for this training you must complete all required and elective modules in the following two courses in CITI:
Complete the Training
- One (1) Good Clinical Practice (GCP) course and
- One (1) Human Subjects Research (HSR) course.
All individuals must complete human subjects protection training on the Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI) website.
CITI training certificates will be directly submitted to EIRH via the CITI program. Upon completion of all required courses, EIRH will send you your training completion certificate.
See CITI FAQ’s for additional information and instructions.