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St. Joseph's Health Centre Toronto

Education and Training

Courses

Tri-Council Policy Statement 2 (TCPS2)

Description

Researchers involved in all types of human subject research (i.e. any research requiring a research ethics board approval)

How do I know if I need to complete TCPS 2 training?

All individuals (e.g. investigators, coordinators, and any other personnel conducting research activities including students, trainees, fellows etc.) involved in conducting human research activities at Providence Healthcare, St. Joseph’s Health Centre and St. Michael’s Hospital (i.e., any involvement at a site, on behalf of a site, with site participants/ charts/ identifiable data, etc.) are required to complete Tri-Council Policy Statement 2 (TCPS2) training.

How do I login to complete a TCPS2 course?

The online TCPS2 course can be found on the Panel on Research Ethics website.

The first time you access the training link, you will need to create an account. e sure to set your institutional affiliation to “Providence Healthcare, St. Joseph’s Health Centre and St. Michael’s Hospital” when prompted so that our training records are automatically updated.

Remember your username and password so that you can log back in and resume the course. For ease of access, you may wish to bookmark the website.

At the end of the course you will be issued a certificate of completion that you can print or e-mail to yourself for your records.

For additional guidance in completing the TCPS2 course, you can access the following tools:

Good Clinical Practice (GCP)

Description

Good Clinical Practice (GCP), an international ethical and scientific quality standard for designing, conducting, recording and reporting trials that involve the participation of human subjects.

How do I know if I need to complete GCP training?

All individuals (e.g., investigators, coordinators, and any other personnel conducting research activities including students, trainees, fellows, etc.) involved in conducting human research activities at Providence Healthcare, St. Joseph’s Health Centre and St. Michael’s Hospital (i.e., any involvement at a site, on behalf of a site, with site participants/ charts/ identifiable data, etc.) are required to complete GCP training. GCP training must be completed every two years.

How do I login to complete a CITI GCP course?

GCP training courses can be found on the Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI) program website:  https://about.citiprogram.org/en/homepage/

The first time you access the CITI website, you will need to create an account. Be sure to set your institutional affiliation to “Providence Healthcare, St. Joseph’s Health Centre and St. Michael’s Hospital” when prompted so that our training records are automatically updated.

You can pause and return to the training course if necessary. Just be sure to remember your username and password so that you can log back in and resume the course. For ease of access, you may wish to bookmark the website.

Health Canada Division 5 – Drugs for Clinical Trials Involving Human Subjects

Description

Training in Part C, Division 5 of the Food and Drug Regulations is a Health Canada required expectation. Given this, Providence Healthcare, St. Joseph’s Health Centre and St. Michael’s Hospital (the Network) has mandated training in Division 5 for anyone involved in conducting research activities for Health Canada regulated clinical drug trials at the Network.

How do I know if I need to complete Div5 training?

Effective January 1, 2016, Division 5 – Drugs training is mandatory for all Research staff conducting a Health Canada regulated clinical drug trial.

How do I login to complete a Div 5 course?

The Health Canada Division 5 – Drugs course can be found on the Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI) program website:  https://about.citiprogram.org/en/homepage/

The first time you access the CITI website, you will need to create an account. Be sure to set your institutional affiliation to “Providence Healthcare, St. Joseph’s Health Centre and St. Michael’s Hospital” when prompted so that our training records are automatically updated.

You can pause and return to the training course if necessary. Just be sure to remember your username and password so that you can log back in and resume the course. For ease of access, you may wish to bookmark the website.

Privacy Module

Description

Researchers involved in all types of human subject research (i.e., any research requiring a research ethics board approval)

How do I know if I need to complete Privacy training?

All individuals (e.g. investigators, coordinators, and any other personnel conducting research activities including students, trainees, fellows etc.) involved in conducting human research activities at Providence Healthcare, St. Joseph’s Health Centre and St. Michael’s Hospital (i.e., any involvement at a site, on behalf of a site, with site participants/ charts/ identifiable data, etc.) are required to complete Privacy training.

How do I login to complete a Privacy course?

Privacy module will be hosted on the LMS.
Contact Laura Tomat at LTomat@stjoestoronto.ca

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