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CITI Training

Before you can receive IRB approval to conduct research with human subjects, all those involved with the study (principal Investigator, Co-investigator(s), student researchers/assistants and research staff members) are all required to complete the CITI training course.

Please direct questions/concerns about the training to Kathy LaMay, Research and Sponsored Programs, x2131, lamaykm@potsdam.edu.

To complete the online human subjects training - go online here

  1. Log in (create a log in if this is your first time
  2. Affiliate with SUNY Potsdam
  3. Click “Add a course”
  4. Scroll all the way down to check “Human Subjects – The basic course or the refresher course.
  5. Click “Next”
  6. To complete CITI training at SUNY Potsdam for the first time:
     
    • Scroll all the way down to check “No, I have NOT previously completed the CITI Basic Course.
    • Click “Next”
    • If you are faculty/staff – click “Researchers and Staff”
    • If you are a student – click “Student”
    • Click Yes if you are using HIPPA protected information, click “No” if you are not
    • Click “Next”
    • Check “No RCR course at this time”
    • Click “Next”
    • Click “ok”
  7. If you are completing the CITI refresher course
     
    • Click “Yes, I did previously complete the CITI Basic Course at SUNY Potsdam and now I need to complete the CITI Refresher Course.”
    • Click “Next”
    • If you are faculty/staff – click “Researchers and Staff”
    • If you are a student – click “Student”
    • Click Yes if you are using HIPPA protected information, click “No” if you are not
    • Click “Next”
    • Check “No RCR course at this time”
    • Click “Next”
    • Click “ok”
  8. When you complete your course (successful completion of all the quizzes), a report will be sent to the Research and Sponsored Programs Office and you should keep your completion certificate.

For questions about this process, please contact the IRB office at 267-2131.