Protecting Human Subjects Research Participants

Posted: Mar 05, 2014
National Institutes of Health (NIH). 2014 Mar 04.
KEYWORDS: Level of Clinical Trials Knowledge or Awareness


NIH's online course, 'Protecting Human Research Participants' is available to all researchers and clinical trial team members who seek information on the ethical conduct of human subjects research. The training, available in English and Spanish, consists of 7 modules and takes approximately 3 hours to complete. A printable certificate is available.

Beginning March 3, 2014, physicians who successfully complete the course can earn up to 3 American Medical Association Physician's Recognition Award (AMA PRA) Category 1 Credits.




  • CME credit option is offered through a partnership with University Health Services Education Programs of Virginia Commonwealth University Health System and costs $25 for CME recording.
  • The course content is available as a PDF document for printing.