There is no preregistration for either workshop. Although graduate students are encouraged to attend both parts of the series, attendance at both is not required.
Human Subjects Research: What is it? How do you navigate through the IRB process?
WORKSHOP I: FUNDAMENTALS OF HUMAN SUBJECTS RESEARCH
Thursday, February 24, 2009 - 10:00 a.m. until noon - 370 Dwinelle Hall
This workshop will cover the following topics:
- What is human subjects research?
- What are the regulations governing human subjects research?
- Is what I’m doing research that involves human subjects?
- What does it mean when your research is exempt, expedited, or full board?
- What is CPHS and who is OPHS and how do they interrelate?
- How do CPHS and OPHS relate to the Sponsored Projects Office (SPO)?
- What is the Collaborative IRB Training Initiative (CITI) Course in the Protection of Human Subjects and am I required to take it?
Wednesday, March 4, 2009 - 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. - 370 Dwinelle Hall
This workshop will cover the nuts and bolts of submitting a research protocol to the Office for the Protection of Human Subjects, and it will focus on the following two topics:
Completing the Forms and Writing the Narratives
- How do you get a protocol through the approval process?
- When do you submit amendments to protocols?
- How do you write a good narrative?
- What is informed consent?
- How do you write an informed consent form? What should you include?