CITI Program Advanced-Level Modules Eligible for CIP Continuing Education Credits

Advanced-level CITI Program modules that meet the criteria in the Certified IRB Professional (CIP) recertification guidelines are eligible as accredited continuing education units for CIPs. These modules were approved by the Council for Certification of IRB Professionals (CCIP) as advanced-level and eligible for CIP continuing education (CE) credit. 

Who is eligible for earning CIP credits? 

Certified IRB Professionals (CIPs) may earn CIP credits by completing eligible modules. 
Which CITI Program modules are eligible for CIP CE credits?
The following list of advanced-level modules are eligible for CIP CE credits as determined by the CCIP. 
Course Module Name (ID)

HSR Biomedical (Biomed) Basic
  • FDA-Regulated Research (ID: 12)
  • Recognizing and Reporting Unanticipated Problems Involving Risks to Subjects or Others in Biomedical Research (ID: 14777)
  • Research and HIPAA Privacy Protections (ID: 14)
  • Conflicts of Interest in Human Subjects Research (ID: 17464)
  • Vulnerable Subjects - Research Involving Workers/Employees (ID: 483)

HSR Social-Behavioral-Educational (SBE) Basic
  • Research and HIPAA Privacy Protections (ID: 14)
  • Conflicts of Interest in Human Subjects Research (ID: 17464)
  • Internet-Based Research - SBE (ID: 510)
  • Unanticipated Problems and Reporting Requirements in Social and Behavioral Research  (ID: 14928)
  • Students in Research  (ID: 1321)
  • Vulnerable Subjects - Research Involving Workers/Employees (ID: 483)

HSR Additional Modules of Interest
  • Humanitarian Use Devices (HUDs) (ID: 16306)
  • Data and Safety Monitoring in Human Subjects Research (ID:17433)
  • Ethical and Practical Considerations in Community-Engaged Research (CEnR) (ID: 16996)
  • Consent and Biobanks and Associated Databases (ID: 17254)
  • Consent and Cultural Competence (ID: 17263)
  • Informed Consent and Incidental Findings in Research with Human Subjects (ID: 17342)
  • Consent and Subject Recruitment Challenges: Remuneration (ID:16881)
  • Consent and Subject Recruitment Challenges: Therapeutic Misconception (ID:17259)
  • Consent in the 21st Century (ID: 17060)
  • Consent Tools Used in Research (ID: 16944)
  • Consent with Subjects Who Do Not Speak English (ID: 17260)
  • External IRB Review (ID: 16711)
  • The IRB Administrator's Responsibilities (ID: 13813)
  • The IRB Member Module - "What Every New IRB Member Needs to Know" (ID: 816)
  • Single Institutional Review Board (sIRB) Use and Administration: When Relying on a sIRB (ID: 17387)
  • Single Institutional Review Board (sIRB) Use and Administration: When Serving as a sIRB of Record (ID: 17388)
  • Single Institutional Review Board (sIRB) Use and Administration: Authorization Agreements (ID: 17392)
  • Phase I Research: Understanding Phase I Research (ID: 16873)
  • Phase I Research: Protecting Phase I Subjects (ID: 16874)
  • Gender and Sexuality Diversity (GSD) in Human Research (ID: 16556)
  • Illegal Activities or Undocumented Status in Human Research (ID: 16656)
  • Research Involving Subjects at the End of Life (ID: 16658)
  • Research with Critically Ill Subjects (ID: 16592)
  • Research with Decisionally Impaired Subjects (ID: 16610)
  • Research with Older Adults (ID: 16502)
  • Research with Persons who are Socially or Economically Disadvantaged (ID: 16539)
  • Research with Subjects with Physical Disabilities & Impairments (ID: 16657)
  • Stem Cell Research Oversight (Part I)  (ID: 13882)
  • Stem Cell Research Oversight (Part II) (ID:14584)
  • FERPA: An Introduction (ID: 17407)
  • FERPA for Institutional Review Boards (IRBs) (ID: 17411)
  • Introduction to Public Health Research (ID: 17637)
  • Public Health Research and Public Health Practice (ID: 17638)
  • Informed Consent and Confidentiality in Public Health Research (ID: 17639)
  • Ethical Issues in Public Health Research (ID: 17640)
Note – modules may appear in more than one course and courses names may vary by institution, the module name and ID are the primary identifiers for modules approved for CIP. 
Are all CITI Program modules that have CME credits eligible for CIP credits? 
No. Only modules that are included on the CIP list of modules qualify for CIP recertification, regardless of CME credit status.
How many CIP credits are available by completing CITI Program advanced-level modules? 
Each successfully completed CITI Program advanced-level module represents half a CIP CE unit. (0.5 credit). 
What is the passing score requirement for CIP CE credits? 
A minimum quiz score of 70% is required for each module. 
How can learners document their CIP credits?
Learners who hold the CIP credential wishing to apply the credits from approved modules toward their CIP recertification may submit their CITI Program Completion Report as documentation of their participation. Completion Reports identify learner’s name, module titles, module IDs, completion date, and quiz scores. 
Additional Information
Additional information about CIP recertification can be found at PRIM&R’s website about CIP recertification.
Last Updated: 14-Jun-2019 9:11 a.m. EDT
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