Regulations and Ethical Guidelines for the Protection of Human Research Participants
Prior to designing or conducting research in which there are human participants, it is important that all investigators and faculty advisors (when applicable) have sufficient training and knowledge with regard to pertinent federal regulations and ethical guidelines. The NIH Office of Human Subjects Research and The NIH Office of Extramural Research provide relevant information and a recommended online course which may be used to obtain and document basic training. This course takes approximately three hours to complete, and is available at no charge. Click the links below to access the information and course.
NIH Office of Human Subjects Research: Regulations and Ethical Guidelines
NIH Office of Extramural Research: Protecting Human Research Participants Training