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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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Patient Safety/Risk Management

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

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

2016-10-25 - Medical Grand Rounds:Improving Medication Use: Innovations from an IDFS

2017-01-10 - Medical Grand Rounds: Sepsis Bench-to-Bedside

2017-02-14 - Medical Grand Rounds: More Tips on How to Live Long and Prosper: the Geriatrics 2016 Year in Review

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

Beating Burnout: Finding Fulfillment at Home & at Work - UPMC Hamot

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

Caring and Preparing for Difficult Patient Situations - 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

Magee-Women's Hospital of UPMC 12th Annual Quality / Patient Safety Symposium: As Surgical Services Moves toward improved Patient Safety:  An Adventure Story

Magee-Women's Hospital of UPMC 12th Annual Quality / Patient Safety Symposium: Quality & Patient Safety: Can We Talk?

Magee-Women's Hospital of UPMC 12th Annual Quality / Patient Safety Symposium: Surgical Safety: Local Insights & Questions and Answers

Magee-Women's Hospital of UPMC 12th Annual Quality / Patient Safety Symposium: The Cornerstone of Surgical Safety

Move it or Lose it - The Complications of Immobility

Novel Anticoagulant Update and Interpretation of INR and TEG - UPMC Hamot

PSD 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 - 2017 Edition

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

UPMC Total Blood Management Forum: A Strategic Approach

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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 Hamot

UPMC Infertility Folder

UPMC Magee-Women's Hospital

UPMC Mercy Training

UPMC Physicians

UPMC Presbyterian Medical Grand Rounds

UPMC Rehabilitation Institute

UPMC Shadyside

Vendor Training

Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic