E-ROC Update

E-ROC is temporarily unavailable. The course is being updated to be in compliance with the revised Common Rule. We are taking this opportunity to improve the course's usability by giving it a new and improved look and feel. We aim to make the updated course available to users as early as possible in 2018. All current and former E-ROC subscribers will be notified directly when the course is available again. We appreciate your patience as we work to make the course a more effective and engaging learning experience for your IRB members. Please contact Nora Murphy, online learning manager, if you have any questions.


Technical Requirements

Below are answers to frequently asked questions related to the technical requirements for courses to run on this website.

How do I enable pop-ups?

Pop-ups are enabled differently in different browsers. Below please find instructions on how to enable pop-ups for three commonly used internet browsers:

Chrome | FirefoxInternet Explorer

If after following the instructions for your browsers, pop-ups are still disabled, then it could be that a toolbar add-on could be blocking pop-ups. Check the toolbar settings to make sure pop-ups are enabled for

How do I get Flash to run on my computer?

To run the enhanced courses you will need Flash Player 6.0.79 or later on your computer ( (Flash Player 7 or later recommended).

It is important that you have pop-ups enabled to run the multimedia courseware.

What browsers does this site run on?

PC users running Windows can use Internet Explorer 6 and later, Firefox 1.x and later, Safari 3 and later, Google Chrome, or Opera 9.5 and later.

Macintosh users can use Safari 3 and later, Firefox 1.x and later, or Google Chrome.

How fast an internet connection do I need?

Internet access with minimum 256+ Kbps connection (higher connection speeds are recommended)

What computer hardware do I need?

Computer requirements are listed below.

  • Computer: 500 megahertz (MHz) processor or higher (32- or 64-bit)
  • Memory: 256 MB minimum
  • Display: 800 X 600 screen resolution (1,024 x 768 or higher recommended)
  • Multimedia: Sound card and headphones or speakers

Help! I'm still confused. Who can I contact for technical help?

If you have questions or problems, please email

Last modified: Monday, 1 January 2018, 11:26 AM