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CITI Training Materials

"Do No Harm" is an instructional PowerPoint presentation developed by National Louis University's Institutional Research Board.

This presentation will introduce you to the Institutional Research Board at National Louis University. It will provide historical context for the ethical principles that guide IRB review and introduce you to the federal regulations governing research institutions. In addition, it will familiarize you with IRB procedures here at NLU, as well as your responsibility for acquiring informed consent.

Also available in PDF format:

CITI: Collaborative IRB Training Initiative

National Louis University's educational program in the Protection of Human Subjects in Research is being provided by the Collaborative IRB Training Initiative (CITI), hosted by NLU and now available to over 325 institutions and organizations around the world.

The Institutional Research Board of National Louis University is pleased to offer this training site as a resource for its faculty and enrolled students.

The CITI program consists of a:

  • Basic Course for masters and doctoral students, as well as faculty and staff researchers who have not previously completed a version of the CITI Basic Course; and a
  • Refresher Course for those who have previously completed a version of the CITI Basic Course. 


For first-time registration or log in, please visit (the CITI login and registration page).


For first time registration:  Begin registration by clicking on the Register button on the top right of the screen. Then follow the directions for the ‘Select your organizational affiliation’ option.  Do not choose the Independent Learner Registration option. Follow the prompts to be taken to the appropriate course modules for your specific Group (e.g. Students, Faculty, Faculty Supervision Thesis/Dissertation, or IRB Committee Members) 




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