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  • Fall FY18 Certified Approver User Group
    Fall FY18 Certified Approver User Group 
    Two hours of continuing education will be offered.
    December 5, 2017, 9:00am – 11:00am
    University Recreation & Wellness Center, Beacon Room
    Light refreshments will be served.

    Join your fellow Certified Approvers for the first User Group of FY18. The meeting agenda will include CAAC subcommittee updates, Beth Tapp, and How to Deal with People Who Are Difficult for You with Kaz J. Nelson, MD (Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Vice Chair for Education and Education Director, Psychiatry - University of Minnesota).

    To register for the event, log in to ULearn and search for "Certified Approver User Group". Those on the Twin Cities campus must attend in person to receive credit. While everyone has the option of attending online via WebEx, only those on collegiate campuses will receive credit for it. With that in mind, please sign up for the ULearn session that corresponds to how you will attend. The WebEx link, agenda, and handouts will be emailed closer to the event.

    Posted Nov 16, 2017, 11:25 AM by caac Certified Approver Program
  • Best Practices in International Research Workshop (Duluth Campus)
    Please click here to see the attached flier on a workshop to be held on Monday, November 13th from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.



    Workshop: Best Practices in International Research


    •Best practices for international research proposal development

    •Special considerations for human subjects in international research (IRB)

    •Post-award and project management (SPA & post-award)

    •International research by Medical School faculty

     

    Featuring:Molly McCoy (Center for Global Health and Social Responsibility)

    Courtney Jarboe (Institutional Review Board)

    Patrick Briscoe (Sponsored Projects Administration)

    Andrea Marshall (Sponsored Projects Administration)

    Elizabeth Rumsey (Sponsored Projects Administration - Duluth)

    Dr. Brenna Greenfield (UofMN Medical School - Duluth)

    Dr. Sara Zimmer (UofMN Medical School - Duluth)

    Dr. Les Drewes (UofMN Medical School - Duluth)

    Dr. Mustafa al'Absi (UofMN Medical School - Duluth)


    Monday, November 13, 2017

    10:00a.m.-2:00p.m. UMD Campus, Room: SMED 142

    Catered lunch provided for all attendees.


    3 hours of continuing education will be offered if you attend this workshop.  2 hours if you attend in the morning (10:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m.).  An additional hour will be offered for attendance from 1:00-2:00. Please use the Report Of Attendance form to report these hours.

    Posted Nov 9, 2017, 8:30 AM by caac Certified Approver Program
  • Tricky Scenarios CE Event

    1 hour CE Credit. Tuesday, October 17, 2017 from 11:00am - 12:00pm, Walter Library, Room 101.  Have you encountered approval situations that left you stumped?  You're not alone!  As CAs, we can all agree that not all approvals are the same.  Join us for a round table discussion that will go over real-life case study examples of tricky scenarios. To register, sign into ULearn and search for "Continuing Education Committee Events."

    Posted Oct 3, 2017, 1:52 PM by caac Certified Approver Program
  • Do You Have COP Website Improvement Suggestions? We Want to Hear Them!

    This year’s theme is focusing on the Certified Approver community. We would love to hear suggestions from Certified Approvers regarding how the Community of Practice website could be improved to better meet the demands of your job duties.


    If you have suggestions, please submit them by following the link below:


    https://sites.google.com/a/umn.edu/certified-approvers-community-of-practice-cop/home/contactus/suggestion-box


    Posted Aug 16, 2017, 11:59 AM by caac Certified Approver Program
  • Missed the June CA User Group Meeting? View the Recording Here!
    Follow the link below to playback a recording of the June CA User Group Meeting.

    https://umn.webex.com/umn/lsr.php?RCID=e6e566b5f6484effbf438af0df52001c

    Download the Webex extension by following the instructions provided after clicking the link.
    Posted Jun 20, 2017, 12:27 PM by caac Certified Approver Program
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Fall FY18 Certified Approver User Group

posted Nov 16, 2017, 11:25 AM by caac Certified Approver Program

Fall FY18 Certified Approver User Group 
Two hours of continuing education will be offered.
December 5, 2017, 9:00am – 11:00am
University Recreation & Wellness Center, Beacon Room
Light refreshments will be served.

Join your fellow Certified Approvers for the first User Group of FY18. The meeting agenda will include CAAC subcommittee updates, Beth Tapp, and How to Deal with People Who Are Difficult for You with Kaz J. Nelson, MD (Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Vice Chair for Education and Education Director, Psychiatry - University of Minnesota).

To register for the event, log in to ULearn and search for "Certified Approver User Group". Those on the Twin Cities campus must attend in person to receive credit. While everyone has the option of attending online via WebEx, only those on collegiate campuses will receive credit for it. With that in mind, please sign up for the ULearn session that corresponds to how you will attend. The WebEx link, agenda, and handouts will be emailed closer to the event.

Best Practices in International Research Workshop (Duluth Campus)

posted Nov 9, 2017, 8:30 AM by caac Certified Approver Program

Please click here to see the attached flier on a workshop to be held on Monday, November 13th from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.



Workshop: Best Practices in International Research


•Best practices for international research proposal development

•Special considerations for human subjects in international research (IRB)

•Post-award and project management (SPA & post-award)

•International research by Medical School faculty

 

Featuring:Molly McCoy (Center for Global Health and Social Responsibility)

Courtney Jarboe (Institutional Review Board)

Patrick Briscoe (Sponsored Projects Administration)

Andrea Marshall (Sponsored Projects Administration)

Elizabeth Rumsey (Sponsored Projects Administration - Duluth)

Dr. Brenna Greenfield (UofMN Medical School - Duluth)

Dr. Sara Zimmer (UofMN Medical School - Duluth)

Dr. Les Drewes (UofMN Medical School - Duluth)

Dr. Mustafa al'Absi (UofMN Medical School - Duluth)


Monday, November 13, 2017

10:00a.m.-2:00p.m. UMD Campus, Room: SMED 142

Catered lunch provided for all attendees.


3 hours of continuing education will be offered if you attend this workshop.  2 hours if you attend in the morning (10:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m.).  An additional hour will be offered for attendance from 1:00-2:00. Please use the Report Of Attendance form to report these hours.

Tricky Scenarios CE Event

posted Oct 3, 2017, 1:51 PM by caac Certified Approver Program   [ updated Oct 3, 2017, 1:52 PM ]

1 hour CE Credit. Tuesday, October 17, 2017 from 11:00am - 12:00pm, Walter Library, Room 101.  Have you encountered approval situations that left you stumped?  You're not alone!  As CAs, we can all agree that not all approvals are the same.  Join us for a round table discussion that will go over real-life case study examples of tricky scenarios. To register, sign into ULearn and search for "Continuing Education Committee Events."

Do You Have COP Website Improvement Suggestions? We Want to Hear Them!

posted Aug 16, 2017, 11:59 AM by caac Certified Approver Program

This year’s theme is focusing on the Certified Approver community. We would love to hear suggestions from Certified Approvers regarding how the Community of Practice website could be improved to better meet the demands of your job duties.


If you have suggestions, please submit them by following the link below:


https://sites.google.com/a/umn.edu/certified-approvers-community-of-practice-cop/home/contactus/suggestion-box


Missed the June CA User Group Meeting? View the Recording Here!

posted Jun 20, 2017, 12:22 PM by caac Certified Approver Program   [ updated Jun 20, 2017, 12:27 PM ]

Follow the link below to playback a recording of the June CA User Group Meeting.

https://umn.webex.com/umn/lsr.php?RCID=e6e566b5f6484effbf438af0df52001c

Download the Webex extension by following the instructions provided after clicking the link.

CA User Group Meeting - June 20, 9:15am – 11:15am

posted Jun 12, 2017, 8:25 AM by caac Certified Approver Program

June FY17 Certified Approver User Group 
Two hours of continuing education will be offered.
June 20, 2017, 9:15am – 11:15am
University Recreation & Wellness Center, Beacon Room
Light refreshments will be served.

Join your fellow Certified Approvers for the final User Group of FY17. The meeting agenda will include CAAC subcommittee final reports, announcement of the FY18 committee members and CAAC Chair, an update on the effort group, and Dealing with Change and Transitions* with Carolien Moors.

To register for the event, log in to ULearn and search for "Certified Approver User Group". Those on the Twin Cities campus must attend in person to receive credit. While everyone has the option of attending online via WebEx, only those on collegiate campuses will receive credit for it. With that in mind, please sign up for the ULearn session that corresponds to how you will attend. The WebEx link, agenda, and handouts will be emailed closer to the event.


Let us know if you have any questions, otherwise we will see you there!


*The session will cover human motivations and fears as they relate to change, recognizing and managing resistance in self and others, practical models and tools for dealing with change, ways to increase change readiness and willingness.

Clinical Trials

posted May 4, 2017, 7:50 AM by Shaun Kershner

1 hour CE Credit. Wednesday, May 24, 2017, 2:00pm- 3:00pm, Walter Library, Room 101.  A great opportunity to get more information about one of our CA responsibilities that we may not deal with on a day-to-day basis but that is still crucial to our performance as a Certified Approver. To register, sign into ULearn and search for "Continuing Education Committee Events."

Learn about new RTCs

posted May 3, 2017, 12:49 PM by Shaun Kershner   [ updated May 3, 2017, 12:50 PM ]

NCURA Webinar Rebroadcast: An Overview of the New Research Terms and Conditions - 1 hour CE Credit. Tuesday, May 23, 2017, 1:00pm- 2:30pm, 665 McNamara. To register, sign into ULearn and search for "Continuing Education Committee Events."

Congratulations!

posted Apr 14, 2017, 9:21 AM by Shaun Kershner

Fellow CA Rita Bolluyt is the recipient of a 2016- 2017 UM Morris Outstanding Support Staff Award. She will be recognized with other recipients at the April 25th Faculty/Staff Recognition Dinner.

Second Chance Opportunity

posted Apr 14, 2017, 9:15 AM by Shaun Kershner

NCURA Rebroadcast: Clear & Authentic Communications with PIs- 1 hour CE. Thursday, April 20, 2017 from 1:00 - 2:30 pm. 433 Johnston Hall. To register, sign into ULearn and search for "Continuing education committee events"

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