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Education Modules

CITI (Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative) Training

Training in a variety of subjects is available to WSU affiliated subscribers via the Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI) online platform. CITI ethics training and education is used at more than 2,100 organizations worldwide. WSU offers the following modules to its researchers:

  • Laboratory Animal Research – required for all senior investigators submitting new IACUC protocols
  • Responsible Conduct of Research – required for all NSF supported personnel
  • Conflicts of Interest – required for all PHS / NIH supported personnel (along with the WSU Financial Conflict of Interest module and the NIH FCOI tutorial)

WSU Financial Conflict of Interest Module (PDF)

This training provides information on meeting federal requirements established for individuals applying for grants from the Public Health Service and the National Science Foundation. 

NIH Financial Conflict Interest (FCOI) Tutorial
This training is required by any investigative personnel conducting research supported by any Public Health Service agency.

Responsible Conduct in Research

This training is required for undergraduates, graduate students and postdoctoral researchers whose research activities are supported by NSF funds.

Human Subjects Education Module (PDF)

This is the module that also appears in D2L. To take the quiz required to conduct human subjects research, you must self-enroll in the Human Subjects Education Module in D2L.

Animal Subjects Education Module (PDF)

Students investigators conducting research with animals should review this module. This is the module that also appears in D2L. To take the quiz required to conduct animal subjects research, self-enroll in the IACUC Animal Care & Use Education Module in D2L.