Required Modules for CITI Courses

Required Modules for CITI Courses

During registration, you will choose a "Learner Group": 1 or 2

  • Your choice affects which modules are required for the Basic Curse in Human Research Protections.
  • You can change groups without losing credit for entire courses you have completed.
  • You cannot transfer credit for individual modules between the course requirements for different groups.
  • The required modules are listed here by Learner Group:
    • Group 1 (Biomedical)
    • Group 2 (Behavioral)


Group 1 (Biomedical) Requirements for IRB Training

Initial IRB Training-CITI Basic CourseĀ 

  1. Introduction
  2. History and Ethical Principles
  3. Basic Institutional Review Board (IRB) Regulations and Review Process
  4. Informed Consent
  5. Social and Behavioral Research for Biomedical Researchers
  6. Records-Based Research
  7. Genetic Research in Human Populations
  8. Research With Protected Populations - Vulnerable Subjects: An Overview
  9. Vulnerable Subjects- Research With Prisoners
  10. Vulnerable Subjects- Research Involving Minors
  11. Vulnerable Subjects- Research Involving Pregnant Women and Fetuses in Utero
  12. Group Harms: Research With Culturally or Medically Vulnerable Groups
  13. FDA-Regulated Research.
  14. HIPAA and Human Subjects Research
  15. Conflicts of Interest in Research Involving Human Subjects
  16. University of Alabama - Birmingham

Group 2 (Behavioral) Requirements for IRB Training

Initial IRB Training-CITI Basic CourseĀ 

  1. Introduction
  2. History and Ethical Principles - SBR
  3. Defining Research with Human Subjects - SBR
  4. The Regulations and The Social and Behavioral Sciences - SBR
  5. Assessing Risk in Social and Behavioral Sciences - SBR
  6. Informed Consent - SBR
  7. Privacy and Confidentiality - SBR
  8. Research with Prisoners - SBR
  9. Research with Children - SBR
  10. Research in Public Elementary and Secondary Schools - SBR
  11. International Research - SBR
  12. Internet Research - SBR
  13. HIPAA and Human Subjects Research
  14. Conflicts of Interest in Research Involving Human Subjects
  15. University of Alabama - Birmingham