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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

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

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

2015-05-12 - Medical Grand Rounds: Dietary Net Acid and Progressive Chronic Kidney Disease

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

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)

2016-02-02 - Medical Grand Rounds: Combating the Growing Threat of Extreme Drug-resistant Enterobacteriaceae

2016-02-16 - Medical Grand Rounds: Improving communication and decision making in serious illness

2016-02-23 - Medical Grand Rounds: Jousting with Diagnostic Demons: Rise of the American Diagnostic Clinic

2016-03-01 - Medical Grand Rounds: Molecular Pathways for Colorectal Cancer: Lessons Learned from Inherited and Sporadic Colorectal Cancer

2016-03-08 - Medical Grand Rounds: Zika: The Latest Gift of Aedes Mosquitoes

2016-03-15 - Medical Grand Rounds: Nephrology Year in Review-The Fab 4

2016-03-29 - Medical Grand Rounds: Update in General Internal Medicine

2016-04-19 - Medical Grand Rounds: Approaching HFpEF from the perspectives of Geriatric Cardiology: Patient-centeredness and molecular mechanisms

2016-04-26 - Medical Grand Rounds: Rheumatology Year in Review

2016-05-17 - Medical Grand Rounds: APOL1-associated nephropathy: clinical applications in kidney disease and atherosclerosis

2016-05-31 - Medical Grand Rounds: Online and Mobile Technologies to Improve Behavioral Health

2016-06-07 - Medical Grand Rounds: Bench to Bedside: Obesity

2016-06-10 - Medical Grand Rounds: Cryoprotection and Therapeutics in Lung Disease: From Gaseous Molecules to Autophagy

2016-06-14 - Medical Grand Rounds: From BEDSIDE to BENCH: the Postoperative Crohn’s ds story & understanding IBD

2016-09-13 - Medical Grand Rounds: Immune Mechanisms in the Tumor Microenvironment & The 4th modality has arrived - Immunotherapy for Cancer

Alarm Management - Webinar from the PA Safety Authority

Blood Transfusions – Preparing for Potential Hazards to Ensure Patient Safety - UPMC Hamot

CMI Quality Initiative- Melanoma

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

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 Considerations in Parkinson’s Disease - UPMC Hamot

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

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

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

PMR Fall 2015: Rehab Grand Rounds

PSD Annual Mandatory Training for Physicians and Advanced Practice Providers 2016

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

Response Evaluation Criteria in Solid Tumors (RECIST)

Responsible Conduct Of Research - For NSF Trainees

Seclusion and Restraint Regulatory Review - 2016 Edition

Street Rx: A Review on Drugs of Abuse - UPMC Hamot

The Discoverability of the Peer Review Process and What You Need to Know - UPMC Hamot

UPMC Billing Compliance for Device Studies

UPMC Physician Annual Training Module

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

Patient Safety/Risk Management

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 Hamot

UPMC Mercy Training

UPMC Presbyterian Medical Grand Rounds

UPMC Rehabilitation Institute

UPMC Shadyside

Vendor Training

Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic