Human Subjects Research (HSR) Education

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Human Subjects Research (HSR) Education

The main purpose of the IRB is to ensure that all research involving human subjects is conducted in accordance with ethical principles and federal guidelines. Education of those involved in the research process is considered essential to achieving this purpose.

CITI is a provider of online, peer-reviewed research integrity education. IRB requires investigators and faculty/research advisors to fulfill the human subjects research education requirement using CITI. They must complete one of the Human Subjects Research (IRB) courses as appropriate to their research: biomedical, social behavioral, or education action research. Investigators and advisors will need to set up a new account or affiliate with St. Catherine University if they already have a CITI account.

HSR Education Requirements (PDF) - Review the full policy and list of Human Subject Research courses required for IRB Review.

CITI Information and Directions - CITI has multiple courses for St. Catherine University. IRB only requires one of the courses under Human Subjects Research. Listed on the ORSP site are the CITI courses and directions on setting up or affiliating your account.

CITI Program - This is a direct link to the CITI Program website.

Additional HSR Resources - Connect to the Office for Human Research Protections, the Belmont Report, Declaration of Helsinki, the IRB Guidebook, the Nuremberg Code, and PRIM&R.