Human subject research investigators, co-investigators, research coordinators, research staff, and IRB members should complete appropriate education and training before reviewing or conducting human subject research. Documentation of such training must be submitted to the IRB prior to conducting human subject research. Furthermore, documentation of three (3) hours of continuing education or completion of a computer based training module regarding human subject research must be provided to the IRB on an annual basis.
Methods that may be used to obtain this continuing education will include:
1) internal or external seminars on human subject protection topics
2) videotapes on human subject protection issues
3) computer-based educational modules regarding human research protection
4) other educational programs as deemed appropriate by the Aspirus Wausau Hospital IRB.
Please print out Annual Human Subject Research Education Documentation table.doc fill out completed education and submit to the IRB office - AWH Suite 325.
Book or audio book: Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
Videotape (IRB Office): Eva Mozes Kor Surviving Auschwitz & the Life Lessons I Have Learned
Also if completing a computer-based training module, please submit a certification of completion (if available).
Some computer based training modules regarding human subject research are listed below:
http://phrp.nihtraining.com/users/login.php This free, web-based course from NIH Office of Extramural Research. Please note that this is a NEW course, with new content. This course replaced the previous Protecting Human Research Participants (PHRP) course as of March 1, 2008. To take the new course, please register by clicking on the Register button below presents information about the rights and welfare of human participants in research. The two-hour tutorial is designed for those involved in conducting research involving human participants. It satisfies the NIH human subjects training requirement for obtaining Federal Funds. You will have the option of printing a certificate of completion from your computer upon completing the course.
Continuing Education Modules - For Investigators, Research Staff, & IRB Members: Click on the link below and follow the instructions for proceeding with the completion these modules.
https://www.ctnbestpractices.org/edu/cmeceu/gcp/ Good Clinical Practice Review (Clinical Trials Networks Best Practices: NIH Roadmap presents this course through the Education Services Department of the Duke University Health System). A certificate and CME credits can be obtained upon completion
OHRP Educational Materials
OHRP has announced the availability of educational videos developed by the Division of Education and Development. These videos provide information on a variety of topics regarding the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) regulations for the protection of human subjects of research described at 45 CFR part 46. Each video is approximately 20-25 minutes in length.
These videos are also listed on the OHRP YouTube Playlist.
Research Use of Human Biological Specimens and Other Private Information
Reviewing and Reporting Unanticipated Problems and Adverse Events