Training for Clinical Research Nursing

HIPAA (Privacy)

Training Resource: Protecting Patient Information (HIPAA) (UPHS) (Linked to Workday)

Frequency: At start of PSOM employment and every year

Oversight: Office of Privacy

CITI modules for Human Subjects Protection

Training Resource: CITI Protection of Human Subjects Research Training - ORA

 Frequency: Prior to starting clinical research. Initial training must be established, as of April 2019, renewal of CITI training for Human Research is no longer required at Penn.

Oversight: CITI training is overseen at Penn by the Institutional Review Board. Visit Penn's Institutional Review Boards (IRB)
 

Penn Clinical Research (CR) Onboarding Program 

Course content contains Good Clinical Practice (GCP)

Training Resource: Click for more details

 Frequency: Prior to starting clinical research tasks on a research protocol. To be completed within two weeks of hire or being assigned via Workday Learning in "Career".

Oversight: Office of Clinical Research

Good Clinical Practice (GCP)

Training Resource: Select any ONE of the following

 Frequency: Prior to starting clinical research tasks on a research protocol. Renewal every three years per SOP401.

Oversight: Office of Clinical Research

Financial Conflict of Interest Training:

Training Resource: Please refer to the Financial Conflict of Interest page on the Office of the Vice Provost for Research's website for further training instructions. 

For questions regarding FCOI, please Email coi@pobox.upenn.edu

Frequency: At start of employment at Penn; prior to engaging in research and every 4 years

 Applies to: Anyone whom the Principal Investigator determines is responsible for the design, conduct or reporting of research. Training requirement is based on PI determination only.



Research Technology/ Systems: 

Training Resource: Specific to each system.

Frequency: Before system use.

Applies to: Required by any Faculty or staff that needs to use the technology/ system

Training Resource: PennChart Training for Research.

 Frequency: Before system use

 Applies to: Any CRC or CRPM working on studies in PennChart

Training Resource: PennCTMS Training

 Frequency: Before system use

 Applies to anyone who is: Designated by his or her department to serve in a role requiring PennCTMS training— e.g., registering studies or managing subjects in PennCTMS.

Training Resource: Penn iConnect training

 Frequency: Before system use

 Applies to anyone who is: Designated by his or her department to serve in a role requiring Penn iConnect training— e.g., recruiting patients, participants, healthy volunteers, and tracking recruitment strategies.

Training Resource: PennVault training

 Frequency: Before system use

 Applies to anyone who is: Designated by his or her department to serve in a role requiring PennVault/ SiteVault training— e.g., managing site files or electronic regulatory binders in PennVault.