Institutional Review Board (IRB) IRB Training


IRB Member Training

  • All Wheeling Jesuit University IRB members are required to complete IRB training.

  • Required Training Link

  • Registration is required under the WJU CITI account.
    - Each member is to save or print a certificate upon completion of each training to turn into the IRB chair.
  • Training must be completed every 4 years.
  • IRB Committee members are to complete the following trainings:  
    GCP - Social and Behavioral Research Best Practices for Clinical Research (9 modules)
    Health Sciences (RCR) (10 modules)
    Conflict of Interest (2 modules)
    IRB Committee Members (30modules)
  • Registration is required, training is free.

  • Each member is to print a certification upon completion of the training

  • This certificate is to be sent to the IRB Chair within two months of being appointed to the committee.

  • A new certificate is not needed each year from each committee member.

  • Certificate safekeeping is the responsibility of the Chair; the certificates will be provided to the newly elected Chair upon completion of the previous Chair's term.

Researcher Training

  • Primary researchers (which includes students) and student project supervisors are required to submit training certificates with submission of IRB application.
  • Registration is required under the WJU CITI account.
  • Training must be completed every 4 years.
Primary researchers and project supervisors are to complete the following trainings:
GCP - Social and Behavioral Research Best Practices for Clinical Research (9 modules)
Health Sciences (RCR) (10 modules)
Conflict of Interest (2 modules)
When creating your CITI account, please follow these directions:
Question 1:  Human Subjects Research - choose appropriate:  Supervising Faculty- Administration, Students Completing Research, IRB Committee Member
Question 2:
Blank
Question 3:
Denote if public health research or note (Ours is for PT)
Question 4:  
Not at this time.
Question 5:  
Select:  GCP social and behavioral research best practices
Question 6:
COI - yes
Question 7:
Health Sciences RCR or as appropriate
Question 8:
Not required for now
Question 9:  Blank unless appropriate