CITI IRB Training Guide

Instructions for accessing and registering for IRB Training through the CITI program.

  1. Go to CITI Program
  2. If you do not have a CITI account, click Register.
  3. Under 1: Select your Organization Affiliation by typing in Louisiana State University. Click continue to create your username and password.
  4. Under 2: Enter your name and email address.
  5. Under 3: Create a username, password, security question, and security answer.
  6. Under 4: Enter your country of residence.
  7. Under 5: Answer the questions regarding Continuing Education.
  8. Under 6: Answer the required questions. You are required to fill out your Language Preference, Institutional Email Address, Department (students should put in department of the grant), and your Role in Research.
  9. Under 7: Select question 6 in either Biomedical Research Investigators or Social & Behavioral Research Investigators. For the courses you are not taking, you need to check not at this time or no in order to proceed to the training.
  10. Next, you will be brought to the main menu for the training program. There is a link to View Louisiana State University Instructions Page. Go to this link and read the instructions for completing the courses and getting your certificate of completion.
  11. When you are done with the institution-specific instructions, you can close that window and go to My Courses on the Main Menu page and begin the program.
  12. Users can log on and off at any time and normally will take a few sessions to complete the training program (roughly 3-4 hours). Upon satisfactory completion of the program, a copy of the completion certificate can be printed out for your files.