The Trusted Standard in Research, Ethics, and Compliance Training

The Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI Program) is dedicated to serving the training needs of colleges and universities, healthcare institutions, technology and research organizations, and governmental agencies, as they foster integrity and professional advancement of their learners.

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IACUC Protocol Review

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An in-depth course to train IACUC members on conducting protocol reviews.

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Cost Allowability on Federally Sponsored Awards

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A review of allowability of expenditures on federally supported projects.

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Leveraging IT Insight in IRB Review

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Discusses why technology-based expertise is critical to human subject protections and how to add IT insights to IRB review.

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Connected and Automated Vehicles: Privacy and Ethics

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An overview of connected and automated vehicles (CAVs) and the associated privacy and ethical challenges.

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Radiation Safety

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A detailed review of radiation safety for research and medical institutions.

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Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP)

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An in-depth introduction to GMP for pharmaceuticals.

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Getting Started in Grant Writing: An Introduction

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Learn more about grants, where to find them, and how to submit proposals.

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Observational Research Protocols: An Introduction

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Essentials of observational research protocol design and development.

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Comprehensive CRC

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Provides clinical research professionals with basic and advanced training tailored to the CRC’s critical role in the conduct of clinical trials.

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Undue Foreign Influence: Risks and Mitigations

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Explore key ethical, export, security, intellectual property, and transparency requirements related to international engagement.

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Communicating Research Findings

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This course focuses on effective practices, guidelines, and strategies for communicating and presenting research findings.

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Community-Engaged and Community-Based Participatory Research

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Delivers introductory information to help researchers and community partners participate in research partnerships.

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Ethics & Policy Issues in CRISPR Gene Editing

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Explore the ethical and policy issues that CRISPR gene editing presents in this engaging webinar.

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Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Human Subject Protections

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Explores the current protections, regulatory elements, and ethics tools associated with protecting human subjects in light of AI research.

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Technology, Ethics, and Regulations

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Covers various technologies and their associated ethical issues and governance approaches.

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Bioethics

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This course provides learners with a review of contemporary bioethics issues.

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Health Privacy (HIPAA)

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This course is intended to cover the core elements of the federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) requirements.

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Conflicts of Interest (COI) Basic

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This course provides foundational training on the PHS regulations associated with financial conflicts of interests.

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Remote Informed Consent: The Same, but Different, but Still the Same

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Presents remote consent considerations and scenarios.

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Informed Consent and Research with Wearable Tech

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Explore informed consent issues with wearable tech research.

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Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA)

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Learn about the FCPA, violations, mitigation, and monitoring best practices for your university or research organization.

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GDPR: Expanded

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Provides an overview of the GDPR plus topic-focused webinars.

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GDPR for Research and Higher Ed

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Overview of the European Union’s (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

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ClinicalTrials.gov: Protocol Registration & Results Disclosure

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A video-enhanced guide to compliance with the FDAAA Final Rule and NIH Policy on clinical trial disclosure.

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Clinical Trial Agreements (CTAs)

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Provides sites and investigators an overview of CTA development, negotiation, and execution.

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Social Media and Research Recruiting

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Discusses social media use in research recruiting.

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IRB Administrator Professional Development and Self-Advocacy

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Learn how to grow and develop yourself as an IRB administrator.

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Conflict Management

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Provides an overview of conflict, types of conflict, conflict styles, communication styles, and intervention strategies.

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Laboratory Chemical Safety

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This course covers the fundamental safety practices for working with hazardous chemicals in the laboratory.

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Essentials of Grant Proposal Development

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This course provides a step-by-step guide to help simplify the grant writing process.

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Essentials of Statistical Analysis: Complete (Parts 1, 2, and 3)

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Teaches learners the essentials of statistical analysis.

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CTrials by BRANY

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CTrials helps grow sponsored research programs by taking on the many administrative challenges inherent in managing clinical trials.

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Protocol Builder

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Protocol Builder is an online protocol writing and collaboration platform that also speed up your pre-review turnaround times.

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BIC Study Foundation

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BIC Study Foundation is a resource for those who want to take CITI Program courses in Korean. They are a certified training provider by the Korean FDA/MAFRA for HRPP and ACU Programs.

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Meet A Few Of Our Expert Authors and Presenters

Our courses are built by over 150 highly qualified experts and rigorously peer reviewed to incorporate various perspectives and ensure accuracy, completeness, and overall quality.

Carrie Thomas, BS MT(ASCP), CSSGB

Carrie Thomas, BS MT(ASCP), CSSGB

Moffitt Cancer Center

Carrie serves as the FDA Regulatory Liaison at Moffitt Cancer Center (MCC) in Tampa, FL. She provides FDA regulatory oversight for all clinical trial activities conducted under MCC Investigator held Investigational New Drug and Investigational Device Exemptions.

Amy Hawn Nelson, PhD

Amy Hawn Nelson, PhD

University of Pennsylvania

Amy Hawn Nelson, PhD, is Research Faculty and the Director of Training and Technical Assistance for Actionable Intelligence for Social Policy (AISP), an initiative of the University of Pennsylvania that focuses on the development, use, and innovation of integrated data systems (IDS) for policy analysis and program improvement.

Alison Reiheld, PhD

Alison Reiheld, PhD

Southern Illinois University - Edwardsville

Alison Reiheld is Associate Professor of Philosophy at SIUE. She works on bioethics, memory, civility, gender, trans folks' access to care, and the medicalization of obesity. Her teaching is primarily in bioethics, serving SIUE's nursing and allied health students.

Kindra Cooper, JD, MPA, MA

Kindra Cooper, JD, MPA, MA

Advarra

Kindra Cooper is an IRB Chairperson at Advarra. Previously, she was Regulatory Counsel for Quorum, IRB. Kindra earned her law degree from the University of Washington School of Law. She holds a Master of Arts in Bioethics from Loyola University and a Master of Public Administration from George Washington University.

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Research Technician

Thank you for such an enjoyable experience! This includes the beginning registration to the last quiz. I particularly liked the section on genetics and pharmacogenics.

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Courses Approved by a Top Academic CME Provider

CITI Program courses are approved for CME credits through the Albert Einstein Montefiore Continuing Professional Development Center (CPDC).

Albert Einstein College of Medicine-Montefiore Medical Center (Einstein) is accredited by the Joint Accreditation for Interprofessional Continuing Education to provide continuing education activities for healthcare professionals. Einstein is accredited to offer continuing education credit for the following professions: medicine, nursing, psychology, pharmacy, and social work.

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New Course – IACUC Protocol Review
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New Course – IACUC Protocol Review

This course covers the fundamentals of radiation safety for research and medical institutions.

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What CITI Program is Reading – 20 July 2021
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What CITI Program is Reading – 20 July 2021

“What CITI Program is Reading” is our weekly blog series which highlights news articles curated by our staff and relevant to research, higher education, healthcare, technology, and more. Follow us on LinkedIn for upcoming editions and more information from CITI Program.

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3 Free Events to Expand Your Regulatory and Research Education
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3 Free Events to Expand Your Regulatory and Research Education

Join the NIH to discuss the integration of bioethics and biomedical research, explore human subject protections issues with SACHRP, and expand your regulatory knowledge with FDA experts as part of the Regulatory Education for Industry (REdI) Annual Conference.

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