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Education & Training



CITI Online Courses Now Available for IWK Researchers and Staff

In conjunction with our Network of Network (N2) membership, we are now able to offer the Collaborative Institutional Train Initiative (CITI) online training courses customized for Canadian researchers.

  • Good Clinical Practice
  • Health Canada Division 5
  • Responsible Conduct of Research – Life Sciences & Physical Sciences
  • Biomedical Research Ethics
  • Social & Behavioral Research
  • Transportation of Dangerous Goods

Registration is free at

Courses are comprised of modules that may be completed over time. Completion of required modules with an average of 80% will provide a certificate of completion meeting regulatory requirements for training, for example, ICH-GCP or Health Canada Division 5.

Citi Program Guidelines


PHIA & its Impact on Research - October 28, 2013

PowerPoint Slides


Online Training Opportunities

Ethical Conduct for Research Involving Humans:

All personnel involved in research at the IWK must complete the Tri-Council Policy Statement 2(TCPS 2) on-line tutorial. This is particularly true for research staff who have contact with research subjects or access to identifying personal health information.

Introductory Tutorial for the Tri-Council Policy Statement 2


NIH Funded Projects: 

All researchers receiving NIH funding MUST complete the NIH intramural on-line module

Office For Human Research Protections (OHRP): Human Subject Assurance Training

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Contact Us

IWK Health Research Services
5850/5980 University Ave
PO Box 9700
Nova Scotia, B3K 6R8

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