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Prerequisites for Conducting Clinical Research

Below is a guide to the minimum requirements necessary in order to participate in clinical research projects at TJU.

Prerequisites for Conducting Clinical Research

A. CITI (Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative) Training
1. Biomedical Research Certification (HIPPA incl.) 7 modules
2. Good Clinical Practice (GCP) 14 modules
    Full complement required only once (Refresher course every two years)
    Contact: Kathleen Avender - 215-503-9820
    Instructions - Jefferson Office of Human Research/IRB
3. Responsible Conduct of Research / Conflict of Interest Training course @3 modules
    Upon hire or new to research and every 4 years
    Contact: Janyce Lingo - 215-503-0758
    Instructions – Jefferson Office of University Counsel
B. Disclosure of COI: Done Annually Via an Online System

Jefferson Faculty and Employees - Complete annually via online system
*Students must contact Janyce Lingo

Contact: Janyce Lingo - 215-503-0758

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Infectious Material Shipping Training

This training is for anyone who ships infectious materials (pathogens, human tissues, or blood, etc), whether research or clinically related. It is based on IATA's "Dangerous Goods Regulations", 59th edition. An exam is given at the end of the course.

Sue Gotta, MS
Institutional Biosafety Officer

Office of Human Research (OHR) aka IRB

Kathleen O'Malley, RN, BSN, CCRP
Manager of Education and Training

*Updated November 1st, 2017