Research Coordinator Program for Excellence in Human Subject Research

The CTSI Research Coordinator Program for Excellence in Human Subject Research is an advanced, practically-oriented program to develop excellence in human-subject research focusing on regulatory requirements, informed consent training, and research integrity and professionalism.

This 10-week program consists of 10 interactive, two-hour seminars; attendance at all sessions is required. It is designed for experienced UF research coordinators who work with human subjects.

Coordinators who successfully complete the program will become members of the CTSI’s Research Coordinators Leadership Council, which will enhance leadership training, continuing education and mentoring opportunities for research coordinators at UF. Council members will have the opportunity to serve in various capacities as role models and mentors to enhance trust, support and safety for UF research participants.

Prerequisites

This advanced program is intended for experienced UF research coordinators who work with human subjects and are committed to becoming exemplary leaders in human subject research and protections. Applicants must meet the following prerequisites:

  1. Review of the Belmont Report, and DHHS Regulation 45 CFR 46
  2. Successful completion of the UF IRB-01 Mandatory Training
  3. Successful completion of the CTSI Informed Consent Training (CTS800): Log in to myUFL and navigate to Main Menu > My Self Service > Training and Development > Request Training Enrollment > Search by Course Number > CTS800

Benefits

  • The primary benefit of successful completion of the Research Coordinator Program for Excellence in Human Subject Research will be the knowledge and skills acquired that will lead to the conduct of high-quality human-subject research.
  • Membership on the Research Coordinators Leadership Council.
  • Council members will have the opportunity to serve as leaders and peer mentors in the UF Research Coordinators Consortium if they desire.
  • This activity has been granted 8 continuing nursing education contact hours.*

Additional Opportunities for Research Coordinators

The CTSI Translational Workforce Development Program offers additional opportunities for research coordinators, including the CTSI Certificate of Basic Coordinator Training and UF Research Coordinators Consortium.

Contact for Questions

H. Robert Kolb, RN, BS, CCRC
Director, Research Coordinator Program, CTSI
kolbhr@ufl.edu, 352-273-8882

*Shands HealthCare is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Georgia Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s COA. Approved provider status does not imply endorsement by the provider, ANCC, GNA of any products displayed in conjunction with this activity.