Online Learning

See below for descriptions of online learning that is available. Northwell Health employees and guests can enroll in these online modules via iLearn; managers and leadership of research programs can also enroll and assign these to their staff and research personnel. Click here for more information about iLearn, including in-person classroom and WebEx learning opportunities.

Click the headings below to read more about the online learning available to you.

Expanded access, also known as compassionate use, is a treatment mechanism regulated by the FDA. You will learn about the types of expanded access, and the processes and requirements for using unapproved test articles, such as drugs, devices, and biologics, to save a patient’s life, or to treat a serious disease or condition for which no alternative therapy exists.
EThis includes the Environmental Health   Safety Office online refresher training for Fire Safety, Chemical Safety, and Biosafety/Bloodborne Pathogen. It satisfies the annual requirement for refresher training for employees who work at 350 Community Drive. These cover required material for these topics, and must be taken and completed every year in order to maintain competencies. Initial training on each topic for employees who work at 350 Community Drive must be completed in-person and is provided by the Feinstein Environmental Health & Safety Office.
Investigational Drug Management Overview is a 30 minute interactive learning module created to provide you with an overview on how to manage investigational drugs based on regulations, institutional policies, Good Clinical Practices standards, and best practices.
The Laboratory Animal Allergy Awareness and Prevention is a 15 minute interactive learning module created to teach you about best practices for reducing the risk of developing laboratory animal allergies. Up to 30% of employees may experience allergic symptoms after laboratory animal exposure. Most symptoms are mild such as sneezing, runny nose or itchy eyes. Exposure to laboratory animal allergens can occur with anyone working with animals, or being in areas where these animals are used or housed. After completion of this video, you should be able to define Laboratory Animal Allergies (LAAs), and identify risks, best practices, and prevention techniques for LAAs.
Take on the role of a postdoctoral researcher, a third-year graduate student, a principal investigator, or a research administrator who has taken on the role of the Research Integrity Officer and see how you would handle difference scenarios. This interactive video focuses on biomedical/lab research and is presented by the Office of Research Integrity (ORI) and the Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP). The video addresses responsible conduct of research and includes topics such as avoiding research misconduct, mentorship responsibilities, handling of data, responsible authorship, and questionable research practices. You can replay the video to take on all the roles and explore the various scenarios. Please note that the video restarts if you exit and then re-enter the course.
Take on the role of a principal investigator (PI), a clinical research coordinator, a research nurse, a research assistant, or an Institutional Review Board (IRB) Chair and see how you would handle different scenarios. This interactive video on responsible conduct of research is presented by the Office of Research Integrity (ORI) and the Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP). The aim of the video is to teach researchers how to avoid research misconduct and violating regulations that protect human subjects in research studies. You can replay the video to take on all the roles and explore the various scenarios. Please note that the video restarts if you exit and then re-enter the course.
The content of this interactive online course will provide a comprehensive overview of regulatory, Good Clinical Practice, and Northwell Health requirements when consenting a research participant in your research study. Topics include the consent process and consent documentation. After completion of this course, you will understand the basic requirements when obtaining consent and proper techniques and tips to enhance your process. This course will take about 45 minutes to complete; it will save your work when you exit and prompt you to continue where you left off when you re-enter the course.
This interactive course will take about 20 minutes to complete. After completing this course, you should be able to describe regulatory requirements and definitions regarding assent by children, describe the research categories defined by the Office for Human Research Protections, apply these categories to the assent process, and demonstrate the assent process.
Waste Anesthetic Gas Awareness is an interactive online module that is about 15 minutes long. It was created to teach you about the potential health effects of waste anesthetic gas, OSHA standards and guidelines on record keeping and injury and illness reporting, and controls and medical surveillance that is in place at Northwell Health.