January 6th, 2003 and April 10th, 2003, IRB-01 offered
over 35 different research-related HIPAA training
sessions. All Investigators were required to
attend one of those training sessions, and other study
personnel were strongly recommended to attend.
here to view the letter from Dr. Phillips and Dr.
Iafrate about mandatory HIPAA training.
to June 2004 only Investigators were required to undergo
HIPAA training. Others participating in research (e.g.
research nurses, support staff preparing IRB or research
paperwork, students assisting in the study, etc) were
not required to complete training, but were strongly
6/10/2004 everyone participating in research (including
but not limited to the principal investigator, sub-investigators,
study coordinator, and staff/students preparing research
paperwork or collecting data) must complete the "HIPAA
for Researchers" training.
If you are involved in human subject research, the UF Privacy Office requires you to complete the training module belwo and sign the UF Confidentiality Statement once every 12 months to be in compliance with Privacy Office requirements. No other training is required by the Privacy Office for individuals conducting human subject research.
"HIPAA for Research" training can be completed
NOTE: IRB-01 will not review new research studies if
the principal investigator has not been completed