RESEARCH TRAINING & DISCLOSURE REQUIREMENTS
LSUHSC-NO, under the purview of the Office of Compliance Programs and the Office of Research Services, requires specific training for individuals involved in research. The Office of Research is responsible for confirming compliance with the training and disclosure requirements for all HSC investigators including those listed in the initial application and those added after study approval through an amendment request.
Requirements for Personnel in an IBC Protocol
The required areas of training and disclosure relevant to the IBC are listed in the table below.
Who must complete this training?
|Conflict of Interest in Research Disclosure||Every year||Kuali Research||All personnel on an IBC-approved protocol|
|Laboratory Safety Training||Every 3 years||CATS||All personnel on an IBC-approved protocol working in a laboratory setting|
|Bloodborne Pathogen||Every year or
Every 5 years*
|CATS||All personnel on an IBC-approved protocol|
|IBC Compliance||Once||CATS||All personnel on an IBC-approved protocol|
|Shipping Biological Materials||Once||CATS||All personnel on an IBC-approved protocol that are responsible for shipping/delivering biologicals, chemicals, pathogens, etc.|
|Radiation Safety||Once||EH&S||All personnel on an IBC-approved protocol that involve research utilizing radioactive substances.|
|Laser Safety||Once||EH&S||All personnel on an IBC-approved protocol that involve research utilizing Class 3B or 4 lasers.|
|* Every year for high risk research (i.e. working in lab and/or with animals). Every 5 years for low risk research (i.e. not in lab or working with animals).|
|CATS||CATS is a web-based training program managed by the Office of Compliance Programs (OCP). For more information about institutional training requirements and to access KDS, please visit the OCP website. Instructions for requesting addition of training module(s) to your personal CATS profile are found here.|
|EH&S||LSUHSC's Environmental Health and Safety has information on training here.|
|Kuali||Annual COI disclosures are submitted through the Kuali Research COI module. Information about COI disclosure and access to the Kuali Research COI module is found here.|