Trainings & Compliance

Overview

UA employees or students who have a reasonably anticipated occupational exposure to bloodborne pathogens (as specified by OSHA) must take training which covers the definition of Bloodborne pathogens (BBPs), associated diseases, how to recognize risk of exposure, how to protect against exposure, and accident containment. Training must be taken at the time of initial assignment to tasks where occupational exposure may take place, and recertifed annually thereafter. This self-paced course is administered by UA Risk Management and is delivered online through UAccess Learning.  For more details, see the UA’s Exposure Control Plan.

Getting Started

Please visit the Bloodborne Pathogen Safety Online Training site for more information about how to certify and rectify in Bloodborne Pathogens.

Overview

The University's Individual Conflict of Interest in Research Policy requires that UA investigators complete Conflict of Interest (COI) training and disclosure of Significant Financial Interests (SFI) prior to engaging in any PHS-funded (including NIH) research project (except phase I SBIR/STTR grants). An investigator is any person who is responsible for the design, conduct, or reporting of research performed as part of the University.

Training is required every four years and disclosure is required annually or within 30 days of acquisition of a new significant financial interest not previously disclosed.

Getting Started

View COI Program site

Access COI Training & Disclosure System

Overview

HIPAA Training is required for all employees, students, trainees, volunteers, and other workforce members who work or come into contact with information that falls under HIPAA. HIPAA training must occur within 30 days of initial employment, placement, or enrollment and retraining must occur annually thereafter. Training is administered by the UA HIPAA Privacy Officer and is delivered online through UAccess Learning.

Getting Started

Instructions for completing the HIPAA 101 training in UAccess Learning and related FAQs can be found on the HIPAA Privacy Program website.

Overview

Human subjects research training is required for all UA faculty, staff, and students who are conducting human research at the University of Arizona. Training is delivered through the Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI) online training program. The CITI training certification is valid for four (4) years after which refresher training must be completed.

Getting Started

Specific training requirements for the UA and instructions for accessing the training can be found on the HSPP Training website.