Ethical Guidelines and Additional Resources
If you haven’t already done so, the IRB strongly recommends that as you prepare your research proposal, that you, the investigators, review the ethical guidelines for research in your respective disciplines. The following links should be of help in this regard.
This training is meant for investigators who transport dangerous goods. It is free and takes approximately 30 minutes to complete with additional time for the self-assessment quiz.
The objectives of the training are as follows:
|Exercise and Delegation of Legal Custodian and Guardianship Authority (OYA)|
|Frequently Asked Questions about Institutional Review Boards (APA)|
|Frequently Asked Questions and Vignettes (NSF)|
|Information Sheet Guidance for Institutional Review Boards (IRBs), Clinical Investigators, and Sponsors (FDA)|
|The IRB and Psychological Research: A Primer for Students (Psi Chi)|
This powerpoint contains usefull information for researchers doing work with Medical Devices. Links and phone numbers for the FDA are contained within the presentation. The links are specific to optometry in this version, but more general resources (and program-specific) will become available in the coming weeks.
|Off-Label Drug Use Issues (Pacific)|
|Prisoners as Human Subjects: Clinical Researcher Reference Guide|
|Quality Improvement Activities - FAQs (HHS)|
|Research Proposals (OYA)|
|Search Human Research Protections Frequent Questions (FAQs) - (HHS)|
|Suggestions for Wording in Specific Situations - Informed Consent (Pacific)|