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Tutorial Videos (non-credit training)

Note: The following tutorial videos are provided for informational purposes. Investigator Training credit will not be awarded for viewing these tutorial videos.

Information regarding UIC Investigator Training Requirements

Informed Consent in Action” is a 60-minute training DVD designed to demonstrate best practices for recruiting participants and obtaining informed consent in community-based research. Five experienced community research partners share lessons learned. Vignettes show what community-based research looks like, and group discussions highlight key points and raise issues for further discussion.

“Informed Consent in Action” is a component of the CIRTification training program ( in human research protections that is tailored to the unique roles of community research partners. Ideally, this training program will not only teach community research partners about the importance of protecting research participants but also enhance the overall contribution that they are able to make to their respective research teams towards the goal of becoming co-researchers.

CIRTification Acknowledgements:

Select an Informed Consent in Action Training Video

  1. Introduction
  2. Process of Recruitment
  3. Information
  4. Alternatives
  5. Understanding
  6. Voluntariness
  7. Advice
  8. Credits

The Research Clinic Heading link

The Office of Research Integrity (ORI) and the Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP) present The Research Clinic. The interactive training video educates clinical and social researchers on the importance of appropriately protecting research participants and avoiding research misconduct. The Research Clinic allows the viewer to assume the role of one of four characters and determines the outcome of the storyline by selecting decision-making choices for each “playable” character.

Apology to Survivors of the Tuskegee Syphilis Experiment Heading link

This is video footage of President Clinton delivering an apology to survivors of the Tuskegee syphilis experiments in Tuskegee, Alabama at the White House. This footage is official public record produced by the White House Television (WHTV) crew, provided by the Clinton Presidential Library.