VCU requires all investigators and key personnel undertaking human
research to complete the Collaborative IRB Training Initiative (CITI) basic course in either
Biomedical or Social-Behavioral
This is Continuing Education required training. The CITI Biomedical or Social-Behavioral Refresher course is required every 2 years for all investigators and key personnel who have completed the CITI Basic course.
Training must be complete and current before submissions of any type (initial, continuing review, etc.) will be forwarded to the IRB for review. The CITI Refresher course does not qualify as a Basic course. Researchers should take the Basic course first.
Completion of the CITI Biomedical or Social-Behavioral Refresher course is required for all investigators and key personnel who have completed the CITI BASIC course during the year 2007.