This resource helps you identify and track all the required and optional training opportunities that will support your work as a human research professional at the University of Minnesota.
First, create a training Roadmap
Use this interactive mapping tool to prescribe a curriculum of required and optional human research training courses customized specifically to you. The Roadmap will prescribe training based on your research role, responsibilities and tasks, and type of studies you are engaged in.
Next, view your customized training plan
You can see your customized training plan of required and supplemental courses in My Training.
Go to View Courses to learn the details about each course in your customized training plan.
This course is a comprehensive 'digital guidebook' that combines NIH instructions and hints for navigating the NIH process of proposing a clinical trial or human research study for funding.Register for the course
In this course, you'll learn strategies for designing research studies intended to provide evidence for selecting and/or improving adaptive interventions used in clinical practice. The course begins with key definitions and concepts related to adaptive interventions and designs for Sequential Multiple Assignment Randomized Trials (SMARTS). It then covers the design considerations for SMARTS studies, an overview of data analysis strategies, and answers to common questions about SMARTS.Register for the course
This course covers the use of capacity assessment tools and provides researchers an overview of key concepts, IRB policies, standard operating procedures, and a checklist to ensure protection for research participants with potentially diminished or fluctuating capacity.Register for the course
This bi-weekly professional development and networking series for research coordinators, nurses, project managers, regulatory experts, and other staff involved in clinical research focuses on topics such as current regulations, best practices, resources, and guidelines pertaining to clinical research at the University of Minnesota.Explore the seminars
Within this hybrid course (online pre-work and two workshop sessions), learners will review and practice applying informed consent federal requirements, ICH Good Clinical Practice principles, Minnesota policies, and University of Minnesota guidelines pertinent to informed consent in human research with regular and vulnerable populations. This course is offered as part of the Foundations for Research Professionals. For more information, please contact email@example.com.
The Clinical and Translational Science Institute has developed a free, self-paced, online, professional development course designed to prepare faculty from a range of disciplines to be effective research mentors for junior faculty, post-doctoral fellows, and graduate students.Register for the course
Part of the Foundations for Clinical Research Coordinators curriculum, this course provides an overview of how research studies are initiated and managed at the University of Minnesota, what roles coordinators commonly play, and common terms and concepts that are used in human clinical research. This is one module in the series of Clinical Research Coordinator Training modules.Register for the course
This website was developed by the following University of Minnesota team:
Megan Hoffman, MA, Clinical and Translational Science Institute
Jennifer Maas, RN, Clinical and Translational Science Institute
Janet Shanedling, PhD, Clinical and Translational Science Institute
Trung Ngo, Clinical and Translational Science Institute
Jason Kadrmas, Health Sciences Technology - Information Systems
Jacob Johnson, Health Sciences Technology - Information Systems