Training Table List

Summary of Research Training Courses      

Training Course                 

Human Subject Research

 Animal Research

All Others Involved in Research Activities

Required Training

Responsible Conduct of Research (CITI)
(re-certification every 4 years)
               
Conflict of Interest (CITI)
Required if externally funded or meet other criteria
(rec-certification every 4 years)
              
Use and Care of Laboratory Animals (ISER)
(re-certification every 4 years)
   
Animal Species Specific (ISER)
Limited Animal Species Specific (CITI)

(re-certification every 4 years)
     
Human Subject Protections (CITI)
(re-certification every 4 years)
     

Training Course

Human Subject Research

Animal Research

All Others Involved in Research Activities

Research Specific Training

Biosafety-NIH Guidelines (ISER)
Required if research involves recombinant and/or synthetic (or both) nucleic acid molecules
(no re-certifcation required)
Clinical Research Coordinator (CITI)
Optional course for study coordinators
(no re-certifcation required)
   
Clinical Trial Billing Compliance (CITI)
Optional course for individuals responsible for billing research procedures
(no re-certifcation required)
   
Environmental Health & Safety
Required based on use of chemical or biohazardous materials (including biologic specimens)
(Varied re-certifcation requirements)
Export Controls (CITI)
Optional module to understand federal regulations related to export controls
(no re-certifcation required)
Good Clinical Practice (CITI)
Required if engaged in the conduct, oversight, or management of clinical trials
(re-certification every 3 years)
   
Humanitarian Use Device (HUD) (CITI)
Required for all research or clinical use of HUDs at UPMC
(no re-certifcation required)
   
Human Stem Cell Research (CITI)
Required if submitting hSCRO application
(no re-certifcation required)
International Research (CITI)
Required if conducting research outside the US
(re-certification every 4 years)
     
Privacy & Information Security (CITI)
Required if accessing protected health information
 (re-certification every 4 years)
 
Radiation Safety
Required if using radioactive materials or radiation producing equipment
(re-certification every 3 years)
Research with Children (CITI)
The Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC requires this module be completed for all research conducted at their site.
 (re-certification every 4 years)
   
Collaborative Institutional Training Institute (CITI)      version
Internet-Based Studies in Education and Research (ISER)