Kentucky State University has procured the Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI Program). The CITI Program is a web-based research education platform that provides courses in the following areas: Animal Care and Use, Biosafety and Biosecurity, Human Subjects Research, Responsible Conduct of Research, and Conflict of Interest.
Animal Care and Use (IACUC)
CITI Program’s Animal Care and Use (ACU) material cover general principles of ethical care and use of animals in research, training, and testing, as well as focusing on the care and use of particular species.
Biosafety and Biosecurity (BSS)
CITI Program’s BSS content covers the principles of biosafety and biosecurity, including safe use and containment of biohazardous agents.
Human Subjects Research (HSR)
CITI Program’s HSR covers the historical development of human subject protections, as well as current information on regulatory and ethical issues.
Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR)
CITI Program’s RCR series consist of a basic course, complemented with a set of additional modules of interest, and a refresher course.
Conflicts of Interest (COI)
A course covering the revised Public Health Service (PHS) regulations associated with financial conflicts of interest and an investigator’s responsibilities relating to the disclosure of “Significant Financial Interests” is also available.
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