Researcher guide: CITI training requirements per Regulatory Committee

All Personnel (Students, Staff and Faculty) involved in research must take the following CITI training:

  • Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) Basic Course
  • Conflicts of Interest (COI) Basic Course

 If you are involved in specialized research, you must take other CITI training as noted below:

  1. If you are listed in any research overseen by the IRB, you must complete the following CITI Training.

Institutional Review Board (IRB)

  • Students– Students as Researchers or Subjects Course
  • PI- Co-I – (course specific to scope of individual research)

Social and Behavioral Research Basic Course

Biomedical Research Basic Course

  • Good Clinical Practice (course specific to scope of clinical research)
  1. Anyone that works in a research laboratory at WesternU must take the following CITI training:

Laboratory Safety Compliance

  • All researchers – Good Laboratory Practice (GLP)
  • All researchers– Laboratory Chemical Safety Basic Course
  1. In addition to the Laboratory Safety Compliance in Part 2, if you are working on laboratory research that is overseen by any of the following committees (IACUC, IBC, SCROC) you must additionally take the CITI Training that corresponds to the committee/s listed:

Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC)

  • All Researchers (PI, Co-I, staff, students, non WesternU researchers listed on approved protocol)

Researchers (ACU) basic course

  • Species specific courses– Select the species you will be working with for related courses.
  • Animal technicians-Animal Technicians (ACU)

Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC)

  • All Researchers– Researchers (BSS)
  • Shipping and Receiving (BSS) Basic Course

Stem Cell Research Oversight Committee (SCROC)

  • All Researchers– Stem Cell Research Oversight Basic Course