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Requirements

All researchers conducting human subjects research must complete online Human Subjects training available through CITI at www.citiprogram.org.

All human subjects training is valid for 48 months. At this time, a refresher course must be taken.

 

Online Training

Researchers must complete the CITI training. Instructions for registering for the Human Subjects course are provided below. Please note that the Human Subjects course in CITI is different than the Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) course that is also available on CITI. Only the courses that begin with "IRB" count towards IRB training requirements.

To access the training, follow the directions below. For non-ASU staff or students, register an account at www.citiprogram.org. During the registration process there will be a field where individuals can associate themselves with Arizona State University. For the asurite field enter ‘not attending’.
 

To Access CITI for ASU Staff or Students:

1. Go to CITI Program website at www.citiprogram.org.

2. "Log in through my institution" by clicking the "Log in via SSO" button.

3. Click "Arizona State University" under the list of organization names.

4. Choose if you DO or DO NOT already have a CITI Program account.

If you select that you DO NOT already have an account, you will see the following screen:

Please click "Click here to create a new CITI Program account". Please sign in with your ASUrite and password, and an account will be created.

If you select that you DO have a CITI Program account, you will see the following screen:

Please sign in with your CITI Program Username and Password.

5. After logging in, you will see the following screen:

Click "Add a Course or Update Learner Groups" to select the IRB course you need to complete based on your field of research: IRB - Biomedical Research (Group 1) or IRB - Social & Behavioral Research (Group 2). The courses that begin with "RCR" will not qualify for IRB training.

 

 

Workshops, Presentations, and Resources

Human Subjects ASU

Exempt Research ASU

Support for Collaborations with Native American Populations

ASU Security Awareness Training

ASU IRB Study Submission Guide

ERA-IRB Submission

 

Institutional Review Board (IRB) Basics

Audience: faculty, staff, and students

Length: 1 hour

Location: Sessions will take place on Tempe campus. Remote options may be available in the future.

Description: Learn everything you need to know about obtaining IRB approval for your human subjects research. Presenters will discuss the purpose and function of the IRB, requirements for approval, how to navigate the online submission system (ERA), and how to submit for review. A portion of the session will be devoted to audience Q&As and specific topic. If you are interested in having a workshop given by ORIA staff, contact research.integrity@asu.edu.
 

The following sessions are available*:

Wednesday, August 23, 2017
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: MU 227 Pinal

Tuesday, September 5, 2017
Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: MU 227 Pinal

Monday, September 18, 2017
Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: MU 238 Apache

Wednesday, October 4, 2017
Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: MU 238 Apache

Monday, October 16, 2017
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: MU 227 Pinal

Wednesday, November 1, 2017
Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: MU 227 Pinal

Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: MU 238 Apache 24, 2016

* Additional Sessions: Ad hoc outreach sessions can be set up and scheduled for specific classes or at satellite campuses if there is reasonable demand. Please contact us at research.integrity@asu.edu to discuss scheduling additional outreach sessions.

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