All XU faculty, staff and students who conduct research involving human subjects are required to submit verification of completion of human subject training. The training can be completed through The National Institutes of Health (NIH) or  Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI). 

The National Institutes of Health Protecting Human Subject Participants free, two hour web-based tutorial is designed for individuals conducting research involving human participants. The tutorial will prompt you to print your verification certificate when you have completed the training. It satisfies the NIH human subjects training requirement for obtaining federal funds.

If you chose to complete the CITI training:
(1) Go to the CITI Course www.citiprogram.org to register for the CITI online training
(2) Under “Create an account” click Register
(3) Under “Select your organization Affiliation” type Xavier University.
(4) Next, proceed to create your own username, password, and then select the Learner Group.  This will include Social and Behavioral Research-Basic/Refresher and Social and Behavioral Responsible Conduct of Research.

Once you have completed the preceding steps you are logged in and Registered for the course. You may begin the appropriate course or log out and return at another time. If you chose to log out, when you return to the CITI homepage you will NOT need to register again. You will login with the username and password you have already created. Upon completion of the course, you will receive a certificate of completion

Additional optional training

Public Responsibility in Medicine & Research (PRIM&R) This site provides additional optional training opportunities related to human subject research.
PowerPoint Presentation-IRB application-Helpful information in order to submit a protocol to the IRB.