Instructions for CITI Learners
The curriculum for your course in the protection of human subjects has
been defined by the VDH IRB according to your role in human subject
To Start the Course:
You will be presented with a series of
questions or options to enable you to enroll in the Learner Group
appropriate to your interests or your role in human subject
Your institution has prescribed your course
After you submit, you will be given the
opportunity to affiliate with a VA Medical Center. If you are not
doing work at a VA Medical center, answer "NO" and Submit.
The next page is the Learner Menu.
This page lists the courses you have chosen. The
Learner menu also provides a number of Course Utilities designed
to help you.
You may affiliate with another institution.
The software will sum the requirements of both institutions so that you
need not retake modules common to the requirements of both institutions.
"View/Update your Learner Group" This link will take you to
the enrollment questions and permit you to change your "Learner
Group" by providing new responses to the enrollment questions.
The link to the
Grade Book will permit you to
Begin the Course.
Complete the required modules and
Complete any "Elective" modules.
When you complete all Required Modules in
your curriculum, you will be shown a link to
"Review Completed and Optional Modules" in the Optional Course
Catalog. You may return to the course site at a future time to review
When you complete all required modules
successfully, you will be shown a link to
View course completion history and print completion certificates
The Basic Course
will require 4-6 hours to complete depending on the curriculum
prescribed by your organization. You
are encouraged to use multiple log on sessions.
To Complete the Course:
The minimum "passing" aggregate score for
the quizzes has been set by your institution. A running tally is
compiled in the Grade Book. If you want to improve a score
on a quiz, you may repeat any quiz in which you didn't score 100 %
Print or download a Course Completion
Report as evidence that you have met your institutional
requirements. A copy will be sent to your institutional
administrator. You may return to the course site in the
future to obtain a copy of the completion report.
Submit a voluntary, anonymous user
- Technical issues should be addressed to firstname.lastname@example.org
or to 305 243-7970.
- Questions regarding your requirements should be addressed to
your IRB training coordinator.
Chair, VDH IRB
Office of Minority Health and Public Health Policy
PO Box 2448
109 Governor Street, 10th Floor East
Richmond, VA 23218-2448