Regulatory & Ethics Tools

Education, Training & Guidance

All investigators and research staff are required to complete human subject research protections education.  Each individual research protocol must follow the IRB, who is reviewing the protocol, requirements with regard to training education. If your IRB requires other types of education, please contact that appropriate site personnel for further instructions (insert link to IRB information & links). Please follow your individual site’s requirement for providing certificate of completion of required training modules.

For those IRBs who use the NIH training modules provided through the NIH Office of Extramural Research website, click on the following link:

You must complete the registration form to create your account before proceeding with the NIH tutorial. There is no charge for registering for this tutorial. Click on the ‘registration form’ link to begin the registration.

Once registered, you must complete all modules some of which contain quizzes. You will be prompted at the end to print your certificate of completion.

If you have questions regarding the specifics of the training modules at your site, please contact your individual IRB Administrator/IRB Office.

Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI) Modules

For those sites who use the CITI training modules, click on the following link:

Login by entering your username and password. First time users, click ‘Register Here’, choose your participating institution from the dropdown box and complete the required fields to register as a user of the CITI modules.

OHRP Topics for investigators:

IRB Review Requirements and Process: