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CITI Program

Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative at the University of Miami

Online Courses

CITI Program content covers a number of key regulatory and ethical areas, which can be combined into a package that fits the needs of each subscriber. For more about customization options, see Using CITI Program Content: An Introduction.

Animal Care and Use (ACU)

The ACU series covers general principles of ethical care and use of animals in research, training, and testing, as well as the care and use of particular animals.

Biosafety and Biosecurity (BSS)

The BSS series covers a variety of biosafety and biosecurity topics, and addresses baseline information requirements for multiple regulations, standards, and guidelines.

Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC)

The CRC series provides a foundational training specifically focused on operational and regulatory elements necessary for the ethical conduct of clinical research, tailored to the needs of clinical research professionals.

Clinical Trial Billing Compliance (CTBC)

The CTBC series focuses on developing the knowledge and skills necessary to maintain compliance and best practices associated with clinical research billing.

Conflicts of Interest (COI)

The COI series covers the U.S. Public Health Service (PHS) regulations on financial conflicts of interest and an investigator’s responsibilities relating to the disclosure of “Significant Financial Interests.”

Disaster Planning for the Research Enterprise (DPRE)

The DPRE series provides those responsible for research oversight at organizations with information about disaster planning and business continuity.

Essentials of Research Administration

The Research Administration series provides an overview of research administration including the varying structures of sponsored programs, research advancement and development responsibilities, and award process specifics (pre-award, award negotiation and acceptance, and post-award). It also discusses professional opportunities, resources, associations/organizations, and advanced learning opportunities.

Export Compliance (EC)

The EC series provides an introduction to export compliance, as well as role and responsibility tailored training reflecting key individuals and departments across organizations that must adhere to export compliance regulations.

Good Clinical Practice (GCP)

The GCP series includes distinct courses tailored to the different types of clinical research, suitable for research teams involved in clinical trials of drugs, biologics, and devices.

Good Laboratory Practice (GLP)

The GLP series provides an overview of how nonclinical laboratory studies should be planned, performed, monitored, recorded, reported, and archived, as set forth by various regulatory agencies.

Healthcare Ethics Committee (HEC)

The HEC series focuses on developing the knowledge and skill base necessary for being a successful HEC member.

Human Subjects Research (HSR)

The HSR series covers the historical development of human subjects protections, as well as current information on regulatory and ethical issues. It includes Biomedical and Social-Behavioral-Educational tracks, as well as courses specific to institutional/signatory officials and IRB chairs.

Information Privacy and Security (IPS)

The IPS series covers the principles of data protection, focusing on the healthcare-related privacy and information security protections of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).

IRB Administration

The IRB Administration series provides members of an Institutional Review Board's (IRB) administrative office and a Human Research Protection Program (HRPP) with a comprehensive review of the critical areas associated with IRB and IRB office operations.

Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR)

The RCR series covers core norms, principles, regulations, and rules governing the practice of research.