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Before any research can be initiated, all required training must be
completed on the Collaborative
Institutional Training Initiative (CITI) website. Use the steps below to complete your training. Depending on the type of research, multiple courses may be required.
Important - Additional training needed for biohazardous labs/IBC research: NIH requires documentation that personnel in biohazardous labs have both general training (CITI's Biosafety Complete Training) and lab-specific, principal investigator-led training. The principal investigator of the lab gives the hands-on training to the personnel. Download the lab-specific training form (.doc) and submit the completed form to the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs.
Step 1: Determine which course(s) you need to take.Step 2: Go to citiprogram.org and select course(s).Step 3: Take course, take (or retake) quiz and submit your scores.
Based on the type of research activity you will be conducting, you must select the appropriate course. Use the form below to find the course, or download our helpful guide to selecting the required CITI course. Depending on the type of research, you may need to take one or more courses.
Before conducting research, you must register or log on to the Collaborative
Institutional Training Initiative (CITI) website and complete the
required courses. You must reach a score of 80 percent or higher on the
course for each module in order to pass the course for KCUMB purposes.
If you have not yet registered, you must first create an account on citiprogram.org
Go to citiprogram.org and log in to your account. If you have forgotten your username or password, contact the Assistant Director of Research Compliance at 816-654-7605.
What if I experience technical issues accessing the citiprogram.org site?Visit the CITI Support Site at http://citiprogram.desk.com/ and for the fastest service, choose the Live Chat Option on the right-hand side of the screen (under “Contact Us”).
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