Human Subjects Protections:

Training Resource: CITI Human Subjects Protection
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. 
Applies to anyone who is: Interacting/intervening with human subjects; obtaining identifiable data/specimens

Good Clinical Practice:

Training Resource: [Select any one of the following]

  1. Completion of on-line, interactive ACRP Good Clinical Practice (GCP) module: An Introduction to ICH GCP Guidelines
  2. Completion of: CITI's GCP eLearning Module
  3. GCP Opt-Out Exam: GCP Test-Out Challenge: Demonstrate Your Mastery of GCP
  4. Providing documentation of approved, sponsor-required GCP training

Frequency: Prior to starting clinical research and every three years
Applies to anyone who is: Involved in the conduct, oversight, or management of a prospective, interventional clinical trials

HIPAA Privacy*:

Training Resource: HIPAA Foundations and Confidentiality Agreement 2019
Frequency: At start of PSOM employment and every year
Applies to anyone who is: Faculty or staff at PSOM

Conflict of Interest*:

Training Resource: Financial Conflict of Interest in Research Investigator Training Course
Frequency: At start of employment at Penn; prior to engaging in research and every four years
Applies to anyone who is: Anyone whom the Principal Investigator determines is responsible for the design, conduct or reporting of research

PennChart- Coordinator:

Training Resource: PennChart Coordinator
Frequency: Before system use
Applies to anyone who is: Conducting research using hospital services

PennChart- Research Biller:

Training Resource: PennChart - Research Biller
Frequency: Before research billing review can be conducted
Applies to anyone who is: Conducting research billing review 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.

Sponsor Training:

Training Resource: Investigational New Drug (IND) — Sponsor Training
Frequency: Prior to serving in sponsor representative role
Applies to anyone who is: Qualified to serve and designated by a sponsor  to serve as a sponsor representative

*This training required only for activities beyond clinical trials or other clinical research.

Note: When using completion of training from another institution you will need to provide the original completion certificate and a detailed description of content covered in the course.  Certificates must have date of completion listed in order to be used to satisfy training.