Training Requirements for COI and RCR: Overview
Overview of Training Requirements for Conflicts of Interest and Responsible Conduct of Research
ECU requires the completion of training in Conflicts of Interest and Responsible Conduct of Research. The training requirements outlined below are designed to meet federal, state, and institutional regulatory requirements for training in these areas.
|Training Requirement||Intended Audience||Frequency||Applicable Regulation(s)||Link to Training|
|Overview of Institutional Policy on Conflicts of Interest & External Professional Activities for Pay||All EHRA employees||Upon hire and once every 4 years||ECU REG01.15.03||COI Training Module: Introduction
COI Training Module: Using COI Risk Manager
|Financial Conflicts of Interest||All *investigators on federally funded research.||Prior to engaging in a federally sponsored research project and at least every 4 years and **other special circumstances||42 C.F.R. Part 50, Subpart F||CITI Training for Conflicts of Interest
NIH Training for Conflicts of Interest
|Responsible Conduct of Research||All postdoctoral scholars, undergraduate, and graduate students funded by a PHS, NSF, or *NIFA award||Every career stage when funded by PHS, NSF, or NIFA and at least every 4 years||NIH NOT-OD-10-019|
NSF Important Notice No. 140
|RCR Requirements Training Matrix|
*An Investigator is any person responsible for the design, conduct or reporting of a proposed or federally funded research project.
**NIFA requires completion of RCR training by faculty on a NIFA funded project
***Besides when initially engaged in federally sponsored project, federal sponsors require training in instances when the following occurs: institutional FCOI policies change in a manner that affects Investigator requirements; an Investigator is new to an Institution; an Institution finds an Investigator noncompliant with Institution’s FCOI policy or management plan.