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Psychology 242
Research in Psychology
Dr. David J. McKirnan


Instructions for CITI ethics training

Register for the CITI ethics training here.

For class credit you must register for the training and have your participation sent to your TA.

Click Register Here on the CITI Login and Registration Page.

  1. Put in your name & e-mail.
  2. Enter: University of Illinois Chicago.
  3. Make up an ID & password (remember them; later when you refresh your training you will need them).
  4. Fill out the demographics.
  5. Click ‘yes’ to get the certificate; if you want to be active on a research project you will need this credit for the UIC IRB.   
  6. What is your role in research?: Student researcher - undergraduate.
  7. Put in the UIC info.  For ‘Office phone’ put in the UIC number (312-996-7000). Honors students use 312/413-2260.
  8. Click Social & Behavioral or Biomedical sciences.  If you are pre-med put in Biomedical sciences.
  9. Choose any add-on courses. I recommend you just do the basic IRB training.
  10. Click on ‘Finalize Registration’.
  11. Click on your course name and go.
Modules to Complete
Social & Behavioral Sciences
Biomedical Sciences
  • History and Ethical Principles
  • Belmont Report and CITI Course Introduction
  • Defining Research with Human Subjects
  • History and Ethics of Human Subjects Research
  • Assessing Risk
  • Basic Institutional Review Board (IRB) Regulations and Review Process
  • Informed Consent
  • Informed Consent
  • Privacy and Confidentiality
  • Social and Behavioral Research (SBR) for Biomedical Researchers

After you complete your last module take a screen shot of your score and send it to your TA. Honor students: send this to me here.
If you complete the entire course (about 17 modules) you will receive a certificate by e-mail. You can also send that to your TA.