Human Subjects in Research

Required Human Subjects Research Training for Investigators, Staff and Students

PLEASE READ THE INSTRUCTIONS CAREFULLY.

There are two training courses - INITIAL and REFRESHER.

The INITIAL course is for first time users.

The REFRESHER course is required three years after the INITIAL course.

 


The University of Toledo requires all study personnel engaged in human subject research (including research using information and specimens from human subjects) to complete the training mandated by our Federalwide Assurance. 

All individuals requiring human subject research training must complete the process via the University's CITI (Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative) training website. The training must be completed before an individual can be approved as a member of the research team. Please follow the instructions below to access your specific training requirements. 

If your research involves access to protected health information (PHI), please see instructions below regarding the HIPAA training requirements.

 

Instructions for completing your INITIAL Human Subjects Research Training

1. Go to the CITI Program Training Website at https://www.citiprogram.org

2. Select New Users Register Here

3. Select your Institution from the drop-down list - University of Toledo

4. Enter your personal member information and proceed to the next page.

5. On the Select Curriculum page, choose the first option - Yes, I conduct research with live human beings, human samples or with data derived from human beings.

6. On the next page, select the appropriate curriculum for your learner group -
    Biomedical Researchers & Students OR 
     Social & Behavioral Researchers & Students.

7. Choose to affiliate with another institution if applicable. (not required)

8. Select Enter under Status to begin your training modules. 

PLEASE PRINT OR SAVE AN ELECTRONIC VERSION OF YOUR COMPLETION CERTIFICATE.

TRAINING VERIFICATION IS REQUIRED FOR PARTICIPATION ON A RESEARCH STUDY.

 
Instructions for completing the REFRESHER COURSE may be accessed via the link below.

Human Subject Research REFRESHER Course Instructions

PLEASE PRINT OR SAVE AN ELECTRONIC VERSION OF YOUR COMPLETION CERTIFICATE.
TRAINING VERIFICATION IS REQUIRED FOR PARTICIPATION ON A RESEARCH STUDY.


 

HIPAA TRAINING REQUIREMENTS

The UT privacy office and information technology (IT) security and compliance, or their designees, are designated to
provide administration of HIPAA compliance training for the University.  Training will be based upon job role, campus
location, exposure to PHI and other appropriate factors as determined by the privacy office or information technology
security and compliance 

Which individuals at the University are required to be HIPAA trained?
HIPAA training is required for all members of an entity’s workforce who, by virtue of their position, are likely to obtain
access to protected health information
.  The following individuals are included -

Last Updated: 6/26/15