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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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UPMC Physicians

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

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

CMI Quality Initiative- Melanoma

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

COPD Update and CMI Surveillance Project

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

End-of-Life Care: Difficult Yet Critical Conversations

Fluoroscopic Radiation Management

Hand Hygiene for Childrens Hospital of Pittsburgh (CHP)

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)

Informed Consent - Corporate Risk Management

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

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

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

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

Performing a Standard Joint Count in Rheumatoid Arthritis

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

Providing Service to Individuals with Disabilities

Psychiatric Aspects of Medical Rehabilitation

Response Evaluation Criteria in Solid Tumors (RECIST)

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

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

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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 Presbyterian Medical Grand Rounds

UPMC Rehabilitation Institute

UPMC Shadyside

University of Pittsburgh Center for Public Health Practice

Vendor Training

Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic