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Student Research Training Checklist

PI's manage student research trainings. Please check with your PI about training deadlines, verifying all of your research trainings are completed and possible additional trainings.

EHS Training (online, automatic verification)

There are eight required EHS-Related Training for Virginia Tech School of Neuroscience Research Students that can be taken online. A passing grade is required (indicated by a Green Check). Follow to the link below and go to “View Training Profile” – click Register to take a class.

http://www.ehss.vt.edu/training/

  1.  Compressed Gas Cylinder Safety (under Compressed Gas Cylinders)
  2.  Dry Ice Shipping (under Dry Ice)
  3.  General Lab Safety (under Chemical Safety)
  4.  Safe Autoclave Use and Verification (under Biological Safety)
  5.  Introduction to Biological Safety Cabinets (under Biological Safety)
  6.  Laboratory Hazardous Waste (under Biological Safety)
  7.  Biosafety for research labs (under Biological Safety)
  8.  Personal Protective Equipment Awareness (under Personal Protective Equipment)
  9.  Portable Fire Extinguishers (under Fire and Life Safety)

Self-verify completion of training at the following link:

https://secure.hosting.vt.edu/www.ehss.vt.edu/training/training_report.php

Example document – access yours via  https://secure.research.vt.edu/iacuc_mgt/?mod=training

IACUC Training

There are four required IACUC-Related Training for Virginia Tech School of Neuroscience Research Students. Two of these training modules have an online test, and you must receive a passing grade. (***signup with VT email address and MUST COMPLETE ALL 4 training modules ***)

https://www.research.vt.edu/iacuc/training.html

  1.  Core and Refresher IACUC Training (New Users)
  2.  Virginia Tech Specific IACUC Training
  3.  Occupational Health and Safety Training

Note: Indicate potential work with Rats/Mice, Birds, Fish

     4.  EHSS questionnaire

Note: This survey is confidential

Verify completion of training at the following link, and save a copy of verification as a PDF (Name – IACUC.pdf)

https://secure.research.vt.edu/iacuc_mgt/?mod=training

  • Note: IACUC and Laser Safety Trainings will be handled by PI's.

Example document – access yours via   

Example document – access yours via  https://secure.research.vt.edu/iacuc_mgt/?mod=training

NIH Guidelines Training (online, PDF)

There is one required NIH Guidelines Training for Virginia Tech School of Neuroscience Research Students. There are two links, the first is for the training information and the second is for a quiz.

NIH Guidelines (Training): https://www.research.vt.edu/sirc.html

NIH Guidelines (Quiz):

  1.  Follow link: https://www.research.vt.edu/research-integrity-office/responsible-conduct-research/nih.html
  2.  Go to section: Protocol-Specific Required Training
  3.  To complete the quiz: follow "How do I complete the training?" section (required login)

You will receive a certification of completion by email if you successfully complete the quiz. Please save a copy of this certificate as a PDF (Name – NIH.pdf)

Example document – access yours via email confirmation

Example document – access yours via email confirmation

Title IX Training (online, PDF)

There is one required Title IX training for Virginia Tech School of Neuroscience Research Students. Sign up for Title IX training at the following link, and provide verification of completion (Name – Title IX.pdf).

https://oea.vt.edu/title-ix-vawa.html

 

Laser Safety Training (In-Person)

These EHS training sessions require in person participation – and many of these classes may not have immediate openings so make sure to plan in advance.

http://www.ehss.vt.edu/training/

  •  Laser Safety

Self-verify completion of training at the following link:

https://secure.hosting.vt.edu/www.ehss.vt.edu/training/training_report.php

  • Note: IACUC and Laser Safety Trainings will be handled by PI's.