CITI Training Instructions

Here are the instructions to begin the CITI Training: (Click Here to Open/Download Instructions with Screenshot)

Step 1. Go to http://www.citiprogram.org and click on the "Register" button located in the blue log in box to the

Step 2. Choose a participating institution from the drop down list – “Western IRB”. Most institutions are listed under Participating Institutions. Skip the following: VA, The DoE, HANC, Canadian, Indian, or Korean based institution.

Step 3. Enter your first and last name along with your email address.

Please enter your name here, as you would like it to appear on your completion report received at the end of the course. Ensure you use an email address that you can access so you can complete the registration process by verifying the email. The Secondary email is not required but it is helpful in recovering lost username and password.

Step 4. Create username and password for your account. Please follow the on screen instructions for the expected parameters of each field. Passwords are case sensitive. During this step you will also select and answer a security question. This question will be used to assist in the recovery of your account if you have forgotten your username or password. Please select a question that is applicable to you and you can comfortably answer for the tech support team.

Step 5. Enter demographic information. All information provided is voluntary. Use the blue information question marks for more information on specific categories.

Step 6. Select “No” for Continuing Education Credits. It is not provided at this time with Sheridan Clinical Research, Inc.

Step 7. Complete required fields. For “Role in research”, select appropriate title. Enter either Principal Investigator, Co-Investigator (Sub-I), or Study Coordinator. Department – Clinical Research

Step 8. Select the group appropriate to your research activities. Question #1, select “Group 1”; question #2, select “I have not previously completed an approved Basic Course”; and question #3, select “No”.

Step 9. Click on “Finalize Registration”.

Step 10. Your learner account registration is now complete. You will receive an account confirmation email to the address provided in Step 3.

Step 11. After validating your account through your email address, you will be able to access the Main Menu of your account.

Step 12. Your validation and registration is complete. Click “here” to log into your CITI account.

Step 13. Click on “Group 1. Biomedical Research” Course.

Step 14. Click on “Complete The Integrity Assurance Statement before beginning the course” to start the course. Complete all 15 modules. An average score of 80% on all quizzes is required.

After completion, please scan or fax (954-851-1756) a copy of your certificate to anne.philisaire@shcr.com