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Education and Training Requirements


All investigators and key study personnel (nurses, CRC’s, students) are required to meet the initial training requirements in human subjects protection prior to their involvement in research. This training is offered through an online course sponsored by the Association of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP).

The training for human subjects protection can be found on the following website:

https://www.avectraacrp.com/eweb/DynamicPage.aspx?WebCode=LoginRequired&URL_success=http://learning.acrpnet.org/login/index.php?userToken=%7Btoken%7D

Individuals taking the ACRP training will need to create an account, and select the non-member training. Users will need to purchase this (free) training, add it to their cart, and then check out. The name of this training is “ethics and human subjects protection”. Upon completion of this training, print the completion page and submit this to the IRB Administrator.

The CITI Program also provides human subjects protection training. Please forward your CITI completion certificate to the IRB Administrator. This training is also acceptable. The website will direct you how to obtain this certificate.

No research can proceed without HSP training!!

Good Clinical Practice training is also a requirement for the physicians conducting research.

One on one training can be obtained by contacting the IRB Administrator, Denette Pariseau, BBA, IRB Administrator, at 217-876-4756 to set up this training. The IRB Administrator is also available to answer any questions you may have via email: dpariseau@dmhhs.org.