IRB Training Requirements

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As part of our institutional goal of maintaining training within the research community and promoting an organizational culture that encourages integrity and compliance at Hartford Hospital, the Human Research Protections Program (HRPP) has adopted the web-based modules within the Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI) for certification in Human Subject Protection (HSP). These web-based modules are available at  Please click here for abbreviated background and instructions.

Once initial training is completed, a Refresher Course must be taken every 3 years. Information for earning CME/CEU credits is available from the CITI website.
We highly encourage everyone to PRINT your completion certificate when you finish the course, keep a copy for your personal records, and give a copy to any study coordinators that may be managing the regulatory aspects of your research activities.  It is very time consuming for HRPP staff to provide copies and takes away from time attending to other aspects of protocol reviews.
New studies and continuations of existing studies will not be approved by the IRB until all personnel have completed this required training.