The training program can be accessed at

Once you are on the site, you will need to:

  • Click on “New Users: Register Here”
  • At next page, under #1, choose “Lankenau Institute for Medical Research” from the first drop-down menu. Ignore other drop-down menus.
  • Provide required information for #s 2, 3 and 4, following directions to create your own user name and password and click “Submit”.
  • Enter your name and email address, plus your email a second time. Submit.
  • Enter your “Member Information” at the “*” signs.
  • Under “Member Information”, the item “Which course do you plan to take?”(which has an “*” next to it), click on the drop-down menu:
    1. If you are working with Human Subjects and have a Biomedical orientation, choose either:
      • The Basic Course (“Biomedical Basic Human Subjects”), if you have not taken any coursework previously
      • The Refresher Course for those working with Human Subjects, “Biomedical Research Investigators and Key Personnel” if you are taking the course again after the 3-year expiration date.
    2. If you are working with Human Subjects and have a Social/Behavioral orientation, use the guidelines above for Biomedical.
    3. If you work with Animal Subjects, select “Laboratory Animal Welfare”.
    4. Select “Other”, if you will work/do work with “Data and Specimens Only”
    5. Select “Other”, if you will work/do work with “IRB Member and Staff”
Continue to bottom of page and click on “Continue to Question 1 at this time”. On the next page, answer questions regarding whether you will be working with :
  1. Animal Subjects
  2. Basic courses on Human Subjects
    • Group 1, Basic course, Biomedical
    • Group 2, Basic course, Social Behavioral
    • Group 3, Basic course, Data or Specimens Only
    • Group 4, Basic course, IRB Members and Staff
    • Refresher courses on Human Subjects, for those previously having completed the Basic courses---follow the pattern of the 4 groups, in #2, above.
  3. On next page, under “My Courses”, see “Status” highlighted in red. Click on “Enter”.
  4. Go to the next page and start taking the course module