Information For IRB Members

IRB Continuing Education ICON Course


Monthly IRB Continuing Education modules are posted in ICON (Iowa Courses Online).  You must be on the class list to access this ICON Course.


Step 1: Click on the link to access this course

Step 2: Log in using your HawkID and password.  

Questions: If you have any trouble accessing or navigating through the ICON site, or if you have any questions about the monthly topic or the requirements for IRB continuing education, feel free to contact the IRB Education & Outreach Group ( or 319-335-6564). 
Step 3: Open the IRB Continuing Education Course.  From the black sidebar, on the left of your screen a number of icons will appear. Click on the icon “Courses” and you should see “IRB Continuing Education” listed.
Step 4: Read the monthly content.   

Under the “Home” tab in gold, there will be the modules listed by month and year. Click on the month you wish to complete. The drop down menu will include the documents to read for that month.

Click on the title of the handout, this will bring you to the handout screen.

To download the document click the blue title that says “Download”.

Open the document when prompted.

Step 5: Complete the quiz.

You must open and read the monthly handout before you can take the quiz. After opening the handout, as directed above, you may now open the quiz.

To return to the home page click “Home” on the left of the screen.

Click on the drop down module labeled Quiz

To complete, click the monthly quiz.

On the next screen, scroll down and click the gold “Take the Quiz” link.

After you answer the questions, be sure to click “Submit Quiz”. On the next page, click “Submit Quiz”.

The next screen will show your score. You may scroll down to see your answers and view feedback explaining the correct answers.

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