To maintain certification as a Research Specialist, you need to:
- Keep your CITI Human Subject Protection training up-to-date
- Complete six Certified Research Specialist contact hours between Jan. 1 and Nov. 30 each calendar year.
You may count Certified Research Specialist courses toward your contact hours, except for Essentials of Quality Human Research.
You may also count up to 6 hours from conferences or courses offered by other programs. For approval contact Jennifer McCluskey 501-686-5809
When a candidate satisfies the continuation requirements, an official notification of certification will be sent via e-mail.