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IACUC Training Requirements

There are two requirements to complete before working with animals at the University of Idaho — An online training and the Animal Worker Medical Surveillance Program (AWMSP) form. Completed both items in the order of the instructions given below. Contact the IACUC office at iacuc@uidaho.edu or 208-885-7258 if you have any questions, or if you have already completed these requirements at UI or another institution.

Instructions

1. To set up a new account, go to www.citiprogram.org. If you already have an account set up with CITI, follow the instructions below.
2. Click on the Register button on the lower right side of the home screen.
3. Type University of Idaho in the text box to affiliate yourself with our institution, then press Continue to Step 2.
4. Step 2 requests that you enter your first name and last name along with your email address.
a. Enter your name as you would like it to appear on the completion report received at the end of the course.
5. At Step 3, you will choose a username and password for your account.
6. Step 4 collects demographic information. All information provided is voluntary. Use the blue information question marks for more information on specific categories.
7. Professionals seeking credit for CITI Program courses can make their selection for Continuing Education (CE) credits during Step 5. Please note that CE credit is not required for completion of courses for University of Idaho purposes.
8. Step 6 is institution-specific. The institutional email address is your UI email address.
9. The questions in Step 7 enroll you in CITI Program courses. The University of Idaho currently offers CITI courses for a variety of research-related topics. Leave the checkboxes blank under questions 1-5 (unless you are required to take additional courses to meet other grant or compliance requirements).
a. Select "Introduction to Animal Care and Use" under Question 6, "Animal Research and Animal Users (IACUC)" to access the mandatory training.
b. Check the boxes for any species specific courses or topics relevant to your work. For example, if you will be working with wild animals in the field, select "Wildlife/Field Research" in addition to the "Introduction to Animal Care and Use" course.
10. If your registration is complete, click "Finalize Registration."
11. On the Main Menu, click on the course name to begin the course. If you need to change your course registration, click on "Add a course or update learner group."
12. Review the course materials and take the associated quizzes.
13. Notify the IACUC office that you have completed the exam by sending an email to iacuc@uidaho.edu with the following information:

a. Your name
b. Date training was completed
c. Principal Investigator (faculty member) of the project
d. Role on the project

If you have an existing CITI account:
1. Go to www.citiprogram.org and log in with your username and password.
2. Ensure you are affiliated with the University of Idaho. If you are not, go to the Main Menu and click on "Click here to affiliate with another institution."
3. Type University of Idaho in the text box.
4. Once affiliated, enroll in CITI Program courses. The University of Idaho currently offers CITI courses for a variety of research-related topics. Leave the checkboxes blank under questions 1-5 (unless you are required to take additional courses to meet other grant or compliance requirements).
a. Select "Introduction to Animal Care and Use" under Question 6, "Animal Research and Animal Users (IACUC)" to access the mandatory training.
b. Check the boxes for any species-specific courses or topics relevant to your work. For example, if you will be working with wild animals in the field, select "Wildlife/Field Research" in addition to the "Introduction to Animal Care and Use" course. 
5. If your registration is complete, click "Finalize Registration."
6. On the Main Menu, click on the course name to begin the course. If you need to change your course registration, click on "Add a course or update learner group."
7. Review the course materials and take the associated quizzes.
8. Notify the IACUC office that you have completed the exam by sending an email to iacuc@uidaho.edu with the following information:

a. Your name
b. Date training was completed
c. Principal Investigator (faculty member) of the project
d. Role on the project

A description of the AWMSP is located here. Review the information and decide if you wish to decline or participate in the medical portion.

If you wish to participate in the medical portion of the program, fill out the AWMS Consent Form. If you wish to decline participation in the medical portion of the program, fill out the AWMS Declination Form. Only one of these forms is required. Submit the signed form to the Office of Research Assurances via email (iacuc@uidaho.edu) or hard copy (campus mail stop 3010 or Morrill Hall Rm 209). If you choose to participate in the program, you will be contacted by EHS on how to proceed. Additional information can be found on the IACUC website.

Office of Research Assurances

Physical Address:

Morrill Hall Room 209
Moscow, ID  83844

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Dr., MS 3010
Moscow, ID  83844-3010

Email:
IACUC@uidaho.edu
IBC@uidaho.edu
IRB@uidaho.edu
ored-export@uidaho.edu
rcr@uidaho.edu
uifcoi@uidaho.edu

Phone: 208-885-6162

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