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  • Important!!

    The University of Pittsburgh Institutional Review Board (IRB) requirements for users conducting or involved in Human Subjects Research have changed effective March 5, 2012.

    In keeping with these requirements, the Good Clinical Practice, Human Subjects Research in Biomedical Science (Formerly RPF Module 2A), Human Subjects Research in Social and Behavioral Sciences (Formerly RPF Module 2B) and IRB Member Education modules are no longer available through this learning management system.

    While the Research Integrity Module is available, the University of Pittsburgh IRB Research Integrity requirements have moved to the CITI system.

    Please go to for more information.

  • Modules required for researchers can be found under "Responsible Conduct of Research". Guidance regarding requirements and recommendations on who must complete these modules, as well as recertification requirements can be found by checking "What is Required?".

  • For more information on requirements regarding the various HIPAA training modules, please check the "What is Required - HIPAA Modules"

  • Please notify us if you want to use any of these modules for education purposes; we will be happy to provide you with additional information.

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2014 Fall Trauma Grand Rounds

2014 Spring Trauma Grand Rounds

2014-10-28 - Medical Grand Rounds: Patient-Centered Care in Nephrology: Lessons from the IOM Report

2014/09/23 -UPMC Shadyside Quality, Patient Safety, and Risk Management Medical Staff Meeting

2014/12/09 - UPMC Shadyside Quality, Patient Safety, and Risk Management Medical Staff Meeting

2015-01-16 - Medical Grand Rounds: Stem Cell Tourism

2015-01-20 - Medical Grand Rounds; Adverse Events in Nursing Homes: A Focus on Improving Medication Safety

2015-01-27 - Medical Grand Rounds: Annual Medical Education Debate- Does our Graduate Medical Education System Meet the Nation's Health Needs?

2015-02-03 - Medical Grand Rounds: Long-Term Kidney Transplant Survival: Current and Future

2015-02-10 - Medical Grand Rounds: Where Do Patients Go after CPR?

2015-02-27 - Medical Grand Rounds: The Antibiotic Era: Reform, Resistance, and the Pursuit of a Rational Therapeutics

2015-03-03 - Medical Grand Rounds: The blue finger: differential, work-up and management of digital ischemia

2015-03-17 - Medical Grand Rounds: Improving Cardiac Arrest Survival in Learning Healthcare Systems

2015-03-24 - Medical Grand Rounds: Anthrax----14 years later

2015/02/24 -UPMC Shadyside Quality, Patient Safety, and Risk Management Medical Staff Meeting

UPMC Information Privacy and Security Awareness Training for Physicians, Mid-Level Providers, Dentists, Staff, and Students Who Are Not Employed by UPMC but Who Encounter Protected Health Information in UPMC Facilities.

University of Pittsburgh HIPAA Privacy and Security Awareness for Physicians, Mid-Level Providers, Dentists, Staff, and Students working in University of Pittsburgh clinical facilities and other HIPAA-covered departments

Be Informed About Informed Consent - UPMC Hamot

Bloodborne Pathogen Training (Formerly RPF Module 9) - Update

CMI Quality Initiative- Melanoma

CMS Program for Meaningful Use Updates for Eligible Hospitals - Physician Educational Overview

COI Training Module - NOT for PHS Funded Researchers

COPD Update and CMI Surveillance Project

Cancer Insights: Three case studies: Cytotoxic Chemotherapy; Measurement of Tumor Apoptosis; Malignant Peritoneal Mesothelioma

Cardiac Arrest, Opioids and Monitoring on the Med/Surg Floor; Can we Connect the Dots to Reduce Preventable Deaths? - UPMC Hamot

Cat Training Module

Chemical Hygiene Training (Formerly RPF Module 10) -Update

Contact Precautions from Hand Washing to Hazmat: What You Need to Protect Yourself and Your Patients - UPMC Hamot

Direct Observation: Learn by Watching Work

Dog Module

EMTALA: The Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act - What it is and How it Applies to UPMC Hamot - UPMC Hamot

End-of-Life Care: Difficult Yet Critical Conversations

Ferret Training Module

Fluoroscopic Radiation Management

HIPAA Researchers Privacy Requirements (Formerly RPF Module 6)

Hand Hygiene for Childrens Hospital of Pittsburgh (CHP)

How Will My Child be Affected by Anesthesia? - UPMC Hamot

Human Stem Cell Research Oversight (hSCRO) Education

Improving Outcomes With The Use of Intrauterine Pressure Catheter (IUPC) Indications, Insertion, & Complications

Improving Preventive Care in Medicare Patients: Focus on Key Measures Monitored by CMS in the Medicare Health Outcomes Survey (HOS) and the Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS)

Industry Relationships Policy Vendor Training

Informed Consent - Corporate Risk Management

Introduction to Animal Facility Hazards (DLAR Employees)

Large Animals Research and Training

Low Back Pain: Course 1 - Clinical Decision Making -Update

Low Back Pain: Course 2 - Key Elements in History Taking: Identification of Red Flags

Low Back Pain: Course 3 - Neurological assessment

Low Back Pain: Course 4 - Classification and Treatment of Stage I Patients

Low Back Pain: Course 5 - Mobilization

Low Back Pain: Course 6 - Stabilization

Low Back Pain: Course 7 - Directional Preference

Low Back Pain: Course 8 - Bio-behavioral

New Standards for Collecting and Documenting Allergies, Adverse Drug Reactions and Side Effects

Nonhuman Primate Training

PA AAP Vaccine Education Series - March 2015

PA AAP Vaccine Webinar Series - March 2015

PMR - Fall 2014: Cervicogenic Headache: Diagnostic and Treatment Strategies

PMR - Summer 2013: Sarcopenia: A Primer for Physiatrists

PMR - Winter 2012: Identifying and Managing Agitated Behaviors Following Traumatic Brain Injury

PMR - Winter 2013: Anti-N-methyl-D-asparate Receptor Encelphalitis

PMR - Winter 2014: Transfemoral Amputation and Prosthetic Prescription: What Every Physiatrist Needs to Know

PMR - Winter 2015: Physiatric Approach to Cancer Rehabilitation

PONV and the WAKE Score - Implications for Anesthesia and Postoperative Recovery Personnel

Pathophysiology and Management of Spastic Hypertonia: Current Concepts

Patient Identification: Safety, Trust, and Good Business

Peer Review / Act 13 – What is Protected, What is Not? Emails, Conversations, and Apology Law (Oh My!) - UPMC Hamot

Performing a Standard Joint Count in Rheumatoid Arthritis

Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST): Respecting Patient Choices Across the Continuum of Care- Update

Pitt Public Health Academic Integrity Module - Academic Year 2014-15 - Student Module

Pitt Public Health Academic Integrity Module - Academic Year 2014-15 Faculty Module

Providing Service to Individuals with Disabilities

Psychiatric Aspects of Medical Rehabilitation

Purpose Bred Mice and Rats in Research, Testing and Teaching (Formerly Small Animal Training Module)

Quality Documentation –The Best Defense! - UPMC Hamot


Rabbit Training Module

Rapid Experimentation: You are the Catalyst

Research Integrity (Formerly RPF Module 1)

Research with Children (Formerly RPF Module 13)

Response Evaluation Criteria in Solid Tumors (RECIST)

Responsible Literature Searching Update (Formerly RPF Module 11)


Screening, Monitoring and Treatment of the Metabolic Syndrome in Psychiatric Patients - Nursing Credits

Screening, Monitoring and Treatment of the Metabolic Syndrome in Psychiatric Patients - CME Credits

Seclusion and Restraint Regulatory Review - 2011 Edition

Stress Response during Disasters

Tackling Patient Adherence: Population-based Data and Patient-Centered Care in Chronic Disease Management


UPMC Billing Compliance for Device Studies

UPMC Respiratory Reader Winter 2011: Recalcitrant Cough

UPMC Rheumatology Grand Rounds - Winter 2010: Giant cell arteritis: Diagnosing and managing urgent complications of disease and therapy

UPMC Synergies: Fall 2014 - DSM 5 - An Introduction

Update on Anticoagulant & Antiplatelet Medications - UPMC Hamot

Use of Laboratory Animals in Research and Education - Update

ecrt Principal Investigator Training

Animal-Based Research Modules

HIPAA for Pitt and Non-UPMC Faculty, Staff and Students

Lower Back Pain

PA Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics

Patient Safety/Risk Management

Pharmacy CE Credits

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Grand Rounds

Responsible Conduct of Research

Trauma and Emergency Care

UPMC Hamot

UPMC Magee Women's Hospital Training

UPMC Mercy Training

UPMC Physicians

UPMC Presbyterian Medical Grand Rounds

UPMC Rehabilitation Institute

UPMC Shadyside

University of Pittsburgh Center for Public Health Practice

Vendor Training

Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic