Institutional Review Board

Training for Human Subjects Research

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 Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI).

To complete the CITI training: Go to the CITI Course to register for the CITI online training

1. Click Register
2. Under "Select your organization Affiliation" type Xavier University.
3. Proceed to create your own username, password.
4. Select Curriculum.

Questions one and five are the only questions that you are required to answer.  Question one will ask which learner group. Undergraduate students doing research solely to satisfy course requirements or All investigators and project personnel on IRB submissions (other than undergrad class projects) Select the appropriate group. Question 5 asks if you would like to take the conflict of interest course.  You only need to take this course if it is relevant to your protocol.

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 and Research (PRIMandR) 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.