Training Required to Participate in Research

Individuals must be authorized to conduct or participate in research activities via an approved IBC, IRB, and/or IACUC protocol and must complete all appropriate training prior to beginning any research activity. Click on the training requirements link below to view or print a guide to assist in determining the applicable training required for each individual. Other specialized training may be required depending upon the research activities to be performed.

       Training Required for Research -  updated 8/21/2017 lists courses, frequency and source to complete training.

Failure to complete training by any project team member will delay approval to IBC, IRB and IACUC appliations and amendments.

Knowledge Delivery System (KDS) is a web-based training program managed by the LSUHSC-NO Office of Compliance. Individuals must have an LSU logon ID to access KDS. Individuals can log into their own KDS account to obtain their completion dates of training and to request training course required that have not been assigned. Self-study training will NOT be accepted.

  • LSUHSC-NO employees, students and gratis members must complete their compliance training online through KDS. New personnel must wait for their LSU logon ID to complete their training online.
     
  • For Non-LSUHSC study team members, the Principal Investigator can ask their department business manager to request a LSUHSC user log name for study team members to allow access to the KDS training. Comparable alternative training may be accepted upon documentation for some sprecific training requirements.
     

LSUHSC-NO Environmental Health & Safety has task-specific training modules: EH&S.

Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative is an independently-contracted service provider: CITI. An LSUHSC-NO server user ID is NOT required. Individuals create their own user accounts. Individuals can transfer CITI credits from one institution to another by adding affiliations to their account. Click here for Instructions on how to create a CITI account and select course.