News & Announcements
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 https://www.citi.pitt.edu/citi/about.aspx 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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Patient Safety/Risk Management
2015-01-20 - Medical Grand Rounds; Adverse Events in Nursing Homes: A Focus on Improving Medication Safety
2015-09-29- Medical Grand Rounds: Palliative Care Futurist: Matching Care to Our Patients’ Needs
2015-10-06 - Medical Grand Rounds: 100 Billion Here, $100 Billion There: The Costs and Effectiveness of New Treatments for Hepatitis C
2015/04/09 -UPMC Shadyside: Advanced Practice Provider - Improving Quality and Safety
2015/06/11 Anesthesiology Grand Rounds - QUALITY, PATIENT SAFETY AND RISK UPDATE -Studio Recording- Daniel R. Sullivan, MD, JD, MBA
2016-01-05 - Medical Grand Rounds: The Opioid Epidemic in Western Pennsylvania
2016-01-12 - Medical Grand Rounds: Making Advance Care Planning Easier
2016-01-19 - Medical Grand Rounds: Innovative strategies for prevention of HIV among men who have sex with men (MSM)
2016-02-16 - Medical Grand Rounds: Improving communication and decision making in serious illness
2016-05-31 - Medical Grand Rounds: Online and Mobile Technologies to Improve Behavioral Health
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
Alarm Management - Webinar from the PA Safety Authority
Be Informed About Informed Consent - UPMC Hamot
Blood Transfusions – Preparing for Potential Hazards to Ensure Patient Safety - UPMC Hamot
Does a Safety Culture Have Anything to do with Patient Safety? - UPMC Hamot
Effective Strategies for Improving Patient Satisfaction - UPMC Hamot
Fluoroscopic Radiation Management
Health IT-Associated Errors and Patients Safety -Webinar from the PA Safety Authority
Hospital-Acquired Pressure Ulcers Remain a Top Patient Safety Concern for Hospitals in Pennsylvania- Webinar of the PA Safety Authority
How to Implement a System and Behavior Approach to Improve Hand Hygiene - Webinar of the PA Safety Authority
Move it or Lose it - The Complications of Immobility
Novel Anticoagulant Update and Interpretation of INR and TEG - UPMC Hamot
PSD Annual Mandatory Training for Physicians and Advanced Practice Providers 2016
Quality Documentation –The Best Defense! - UPMC Hamot
Response Evaluation Criteria in Solid Tumors (RECIST)
Seclusion and Restraint Regulatory Review - 2016 Edition
Street Rx: A Review on Drugs of Abuse - UPMC Hamot
UPMC Total Blood Management Forum: A Strategic Approach
Animal-Based Research Modules
HIPAA for Pitt and Non-UPMC Faculty, Staff and Students
Lower Back Pain
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Grand Rounds
PittPharmacy Preceptor Training
Responsible Conduct of Research
Trauma and Emergency Care
University of Pittsburgh Center for Public Health Practice
UPMC Mercy Training
UPMC Presbyterian Medical Grand Rounds
UPMC Rehabilitation Institute
Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic