CITI Program offers various online courses.
The CITI India Program provides different modular courses in the Protection of Human Research Subjects and welfare of laboratory animals, which include the following areas.
- Protection of Human Research Subjects
- Good Clinical Practice
- Health Information Privacy and Security (HIPS)
- Laboratory Animal Welfare
- Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR)
Each course comprises of several modules. At the end of each module, the researcher would require to answer to objective questions. To complete the course, the researcher would need to score a minimum score in all the required modules. On completion of the course an online certificate would be automatically generated. Institutions who wish to subscribe to the courses can make a request for customising their courses i.e. can select appropriate modules under each course to target researchers of a given field.
The courses which are currently made available are based on the modules developed by the CITI, University of Miami, USA, which are to a great extent applicable to India and research done in India using human beings as study subjects and in animal studies. Courses specific for the Indian setting are in the process of development.
There is a specific CITI India Course component available at https://www.citiprogram.org/index.cfm?pageID=468 .