Required Training for Human Research

In accordance with federal regulations and University policies, all UA Little Rock researchers (faculty, staff, and students) who plan to conduct research involving human subjects must receive training in the protection of human subjects and responsible conduct of research.

Effective September 15, 2022, Human Research and Responsible Conduct of Research CITI training are required.

Note: Proof of training must be submitted with each request for IRB review. Training reports are valid for three (3) years.

CITI Program Training

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Human Research Training

All researchers working with human subjects are required to complete the Human Research course in “Group 1. Social and Behavioral Research Investigators and Key Personnel.”

  • Curriculum Group: Human Research
  • Course Learner Group: Group 1. Social and Behavioral Research Investigators and Key Personnel
  • Number of Modules: Eight (8)
  • Pass Rate: 100%

Supplemental Modules

There are also supplemental modules that may be appropriate to the research being conducted.

For example, a researcher planning to do research with children in school would take the core required modules and optional modules such as “Research with Children – SBE,” Research in Public Elementary and Secondary Schools,” and “Students in Research.”

Responsible Conduct of Research Training

All researchers and advisors (if the researcher is a student) must complete the Responsible Conduct of Research.

  • Curriculum Group: Social and Behavioral Responsible Conduct of Research
  • Course Learner Group: Same as Curriculum Group
  • Number of Modules: Courses have nine (9)
  • Pass Rate: 80%

Course Completion Report

After you complete the required modules, the CITI program will generate a Course Completion Report listing all the modules you have completed and their expiration date.

Make sure to include your Course Completion Report for Human Research and Responsible Conduct of Research in your protocol submission(s). Also, consider printing a copy of the reports for your records.

Please direct any of your questions or technical problems to the Office of Research Compliance at 501-916-6209.