Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine
Florida Atlantic University
777 Glades Road
Boca Raton, FL 33431
All FAU personnel (faculty, staff, post docs, students, volunteers) participating in research must complete specific training and obtain relevant regulatory project approvals prior to the start of any research activity.
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The student/volunteer access and training form is required for every student or volunteer participating in research, whether in a research laboratory or laboratory classroom. The form is used to grant access to facilities, verify that trainings have been completed and register students if taking DIS/DIR. Click
to download the form. Volunteers will have additional paperwork. Please note: faculty, staff and post docs must also complete required trainings prior to conducting research and this is the responsibility of the faculty (PI). Contact Melanie Weiss at email@example.com if you have questions.
The trainings below are required for all research laboratory/laboratory classroom personnel:
These two trainings can be completed online via Canvas and must be renewed annually. Visit http://www.fau.edu/facilities/ehs/training/selfenroll.php to self-enroll. Save a copy of your training certificates. Note: the courses say Refresher but you can take for your original training.
To access the course, follow these steps:
Save a copy of your training certificate; this training must be renewed every three years.
Visit http://www.fau.edu/hipaa/training.php to initiate HIPAA training. Screenshot your completion certificates.
Requirements will differ depending upon the type of research conducted. Additional trainings may be required. Each faculty member/mentor is responsible for keeping their lab in compliance and for indicating the proper training required for anyone under their supervision.
Please visit http://www.fau.edu/research/research-integrity/do-i-need-irb.php for more information.
Please visit http://www.fau.edu/research/research-integrity/about-iacuc.php for more information.
Please visit http://www.fau.edu/facilities/ehs/safety/biological-safety-programs.php for additional information.