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CITI RCR Modules

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  • CITI RCR Modules

    RCR Course Instructions

    If you have never signed into CITI before, please follow the instructions by starting at step 1. Otherwise, please sign in and skip to step 8. 

    1. Go to https://www.citipro​ click the Register link at the top.
    2. Search for your institution in the 'Select Your Organization Affiliation​' b​ox​. You need to start spelling the full name and then some options will pop up that you can select.  *Do not select Partners HealthCare*
    3. Enter your Partners user name (preferable). If you do not have one, you may create your own.
    4. Create a password using 8 to 1​2 letters and numbers. This password should be different from your Partners password.
    5. Enter your first and last name and a primary and secondary email address. The primary email should be the address you will use to communicate with Partners or your hospital about RCR.
    6. Check “No” for CME/CEU credits, answer the course survey question, and hit the Submit button.
    7. This will bring you to a screen requesting additional registration information your hospital may require. Insert the requested information and hit the Submit button.
    8. This will bring you to a screen where you must select 'Add a Course or update Learner Groups'. Once you select this, you will select 'Responsible Conduct of Research', hit 'Next' and then select 'RCR Basic Course' or 'RCR Refresher Course', which ever course is needed. 
    9. After this is submitted, you will be brought to the RCR main menu​. You are now ready to start the modules. Follow the directions for each module to complete. You may stop and start the course as you wish.
    10. To resume, login with your CITI username and password. If you have forgotten your login information, click the Forgot login Information button and it will be sent to you. Click the Re-enter link under My Courses.
    11. When you have completed all of the eight (8) required modules for the RCR Basic Course:  Plagiarism​, ​​Authorship ,Collaborative Research, Data Management, Financial Responsibility, Mentoring, Peer Review​, and Research Misconduct or the ​(3) required modules for the RCR Refresher Course: Collaborative Research, Peer Review, and Research Misconduct successfully, you will be able to print a copy of your completion report. Please retain a copy of the certificate for your records. You may be asked to provide a copy to your hospital or sponsor.



    Mary Mitchell
    Corporate Director of Research Compliance, PHS​​

    For all RCR inquiries: Danielle Morin​
    Senior Research Compliance Coordinator​