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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

2013-07-12 - Medical Grand Rounds: Acute Management of Diabetic Ketoacidosis

2014-02-28 - Medical Grand Rounds: Genetic Insights into Inflammatory Bowel Disease Pathogenesis

2014-03-07 - Medical Grand Rounds: The Lost Art of the Bedside Cardiac Examination

2014-04-04 - Medical Grand Rounds: Management of Obesity: Surgical Therapy vs. Medical Therapy

2014-05-09 - Medical Grand Rounds: Colon Cancer: To Heal or Not to Heal

2014-05-30 - Medical Grand Rounds -Incidental Findings of Genome Sequencing: Clinicians’ Duties & Patients’ Rights

2014-06-06 - Medical Grand Rounds: Emerging Immune Pathways: A Career in Academic Medicine

2014-06-13 - Medical Grand Rounds: Place Matters: GIS Mapping in Healthcare

2014-06-20 - Medical Grand Rounds: Getting out of the Grey Zone – Clinical Utility of the Coronary Artery Calcium Score to Delineate CAD Risk & CT Scan or Seedy Scan: Understanding the New Guidelines for Lung Cancer Screening

2014-07-11 - Medical Grand Rounds: 2014 Hottest Topics in Infectious Diseases

2014-07-18 - Medical Grand Rounds: Management of Acute Heart Failure

2014-07-25 - Medical Grand Rounds - Cirrhosis and Complications

2014-08-01 - Medical Grand Rounds: Acute Oncologic Emergencies

2014-08-15 - Medical Grand Rounds: Impatient Glycemic Management

2014-08-22 - Medical Grand Rounds: Acute Management of Arrhythmias

2014-08-29 - Medical Grand Rounds: Respiratory Failure

2014-09-19 - Medical Grand Rounds: Perspectives on the 2013 AHA/ACC Prevention Guidelines

2014-09-23- Medical Grand Rounds: Aortic Stenosis: Pathophysiology, Evolution of Technology, and Shared Decision Making

2014-09-30 - Medical Grand Rounds: Understanding Variation in End of Life ICU Use: A Tale of Two Hospitals

2014-10-14 - Medical Grand Rounds:Adjuvant Bisphosphonates for Breast Cancer: From Prevention of Bone Loss to Prevention of Recurrence

2014-10-21 - Medical Grand Rounds: Early Goal Directed Therapy for Sepsis

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

2014-11-18 - Medical Grand Rounds: Health Care at a Crossroads

2014-12-09 - Medical Grand Rounds: Colorectal cancer screening programs: Why Norway is going a different way

2014-12-16 - Medical Grand Rounds: Hepatitis C Virus

2014-12-2 - Medical Grand Rounds: Treated, Chronic HIV As An Inflammatory Condition

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

Early Hearing Detection and Intervention

Electronic Medication Reconciliation and Depart Process Overview

End-of-Life Care: Difficult Yet Critical Conversations

Fluoroscopic Radiation Management

Hand Hygiene for Childrens Hospital of Pittsburgh (CHP)

Health Literacy Definition and Prevalence

Hepatitis A: Anatomy of an Outbreak

Improving Patient Care for Patients with Limited English Proficiency

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

Lost in Transition: Medication Reconciliation

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

The Physician's Role in Addressing Health Disparities, Part II: Issues in the Health of LGBT Patients

The Physician's Role in Eliminating Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health Care


UPMC Billing Compliance for Device Studies

UPMC Renal Grand rounds - Winter 2011: Cardiorenal Failure

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 Total Blood Management Forum: A Strategic Approach

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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