Human Subjects Training
Human Subjects Training through the Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI)
The Salem State University Institutional Review Board offers training on the protection of human research participants for all investigators submitting protocols for review. This training is through the Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative CITI program.
The social and behavioral modules chosen by the university's IRB provide coverage of the ethical principles and procedures for conducting human subject research. It includes modules on Good Clinical Practice, Health Information Privacy and Security (HIPS) and Responsible Conduct of Research. Students will find specific training modules set up for their use including, but not limited to, Students in Research, Internet Research, Research with Children, Informed Consent, and Defining Research with Human Subjects.
Sponsored Federal Funding and Graduate Research: As a condition of federal funding, this program meets the federal mandate for instruction. This training is optional for those not receiving federal funding. Faculty may also use the training modules for classroom use and discussion, especially in research and graduate courses.