Principal Investigators and all associated researchers must have current Human Subjects Training Certificates. Copies must be submitted as part of the IRB proposal.
CCSNH IRB accepts the NIH Office of Extramural Research training “Protecting Human Research Participants” or Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI) Social Behavioral module. Other certifications must be approved by the IRB chair prior to submission.
For a free certification, Harvard offers an acceptable certificate:
https://cuhs.harvard.edu/required-ethics-training (Links to an external site.)
Scroll down to non-Harvard researcher and the links to the booklet and quiz are there.
CCSNH IRB “Protecting Human Research Participants” training