Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee

Education and Certification Program for the Use of Animals in Research and Teaching

You must complete training through the Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI) to be added to an IACUC protocol. You must be on an IACUC protocol to handle live animals.

Select your research species from the list below and follow the instructions to create a CITI account

The following additional training/items are required for anyone working with live animals:

Training/Item

How To Complete Requirement

Medical Questionnaire

Go to https://www.creighton.edu/researchservices/rcocommittees/iacuc/aohs/ and select the 'Medical Questionnaire'. Send completed electronic version to iacuc@creighton.edu.

Tetanus Vaccination

Submit proof of vaccination to iacuc@creighton.edu

Animal Medical Records Training

Contact Researchcomped@creighton.edu for access and to confirm completion.

Laboratory Safety Training

Go to Environmental Health and Safety Online Training to complete this requirement.

Globally Harmonized System (GHS) Training

Go to Globally Harmonized System training: watch the short presentation and complete the Brainshark quiz.

Radiation Safety Orientation Training

Anyone working in a lab with a radiation license or anyone who frequently visits a lab with a radiation license must complete this training. Click here to view the video and complete the quiz. 

These training/items are necessary depending on your status and research involvement. Please read through all of them and complete those that apply to your status and/or involvement.

Training/Item

Who Is Required to Complete the Item

How to Complete Requirement

Annual Financial Conflict of Interest Disclosure

Creighton University Faculty

All Students Involved in Funded Projects

Creighton University Support Personnel Involved in Funded Projects

Please complete your Financial Conflict of Interest Disclosure at this link.

NIH FCOI Tutorial

Anyone doing research funded by NIH

NIH FCOI Training and submit the completion certificate to Criss I, room 123 or email it to researchcomped@creighton.edu

Microisolator Training - there are a total of three steps for this training

Anyone working with live mice and/or hamsters in the animal facility. This is also required for anyone working with live mice and hamsters wanting independent access to the Animal Facility

Contact the IACUC administrator to set up a time to complete the training at iacuc@creighton.edu or 402-280-2082

Curriculum Vitae

Anyone doing research except undergraduate students

Submit a current copy of your CV to the IACUC administrator at iacuc@creighton.edu

These training items are required annually or triennially after IACUC Certification has been established:

TRAINING/ITEM

WHO IS REQUIRED TO COMPLETE THE ITEM

HOW TO COMPLETE THE REQUIREMENT

Annual Financial Conflict of Interest Disclosure

Creighton University Faculty

All Students Involved in Funded Projects

Creighton Support Personnel Involved in Funded Projects

Please complete your Financial Conflict of Interest Disclosure at the following link.

Annual Laboratory Safety Training

Anyone who works in a laboratory. This includes the Animal Resource Facility.

Go to Environmental Health and Safety Online Training to complete this requirement.

Annual Radiation Safety Orientation Training

Anyone working in a lab with a radiation license or anyone who frequently visits a lab with a radiation license.

Go to Radiation Safety Basic Education Video, view the video and complete the quiz

Triennial (every 3 years) Curriculum Vitae

Required every three years for anyone doing research except undergraduate students

Submit a current copy of your CV to the IACUC administrator at iacuc@creighton.edu

Triennial (every 3 years) CITI Working with Animals in Biomedical Research Refresher

Required by everyone working with live animals every three years

This courses is available on your CITI account at www.citiprogram.org, click here for instructions.