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IRB Policies and Procedures
OIRB Staff Intranet
Initial IRB Training
Continuing IRB Training
ICH-GCP Training through CITI
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About the IRB
Do I need IRB approval to interview people or observe their behavior?
Why does the title of my protocol have to match the title of the funding application?
How will the IRB review my research?
How do I determine which review process is right for a project?
Why is my research subject to review by the IRB?
About the IRB: How often does the IRB meet?
What is the "Common Rule?"
What is the IRB?
Who will review my research?
Who makes up the IRB?
When the IRB reviews a study, do they review for compliance with other (non-IRB) UAB requirements?
Do audio, video, print ads have to be approved by the IRB?
When does the "renewal clock" start ticking on my approval?
Who must obtain advance approval if humans are proposed as subjects of research?
What will happen if someone working in my study doesn't follow the rules?
Ultimately, who is responsible for all research activities that are part of a project?
If a sponsor is making no provision for injury compensation how should this be stated in the consent form?
How can I get copies of IRB documents?
About the IRB: How many copies must I submit to the IRB office of a protocol which requires full IRB review?
Is IRB review required for use of public datasets?
How do we assure someone is the participant’s “legally authorized representative?"
What is a "phase" in a clinical trial, and which one am I in?
For purposes of human subjects protection, how is research defined?
What does minimal risk mean?
What is a human subject?
Can a PI, department head, or faculty mentor approve an exemption?
Exemption: How long does approval of an exemption take?
If my project appears to meet the requirements for an "exemption," does that mean I don't have to do anything else?
Besides the application form, what else do I need to include with my application for Expedited Review?
Why does an expedited review take as long as a full review?
FDA (Drugs, Devices)
Must I submit an investigator’s brochure to the IRB when the IRB is reviewing an investigational drug study?
What is an IDE?
What is an IND?
Do I need to report to the IRB when a study has been completed?
Do I get CME or Nursing Contact Hours for IRB training?
Who should complete UAB IRB training?
Why is IRB training required?
I completed initial IRB training, but it lapsed, so what should I do?
I can't find my old IRB training certificate. Can I get another copy?
I completed training, so why haven't I received my certificate from the IRB?
What other training is required?
Does training for OH&S, Effort Reporting, or HIPAA count as IRB training?
My name isn't listed in RA Workspace, so how can I check my training?
Do I have to have a BlazerID to do IRB training?
Does a person have to be a UAB employee or student to do IRB training?
What are my username and password for the online course?
Which IRB training course should I take?
When do I have to update my IRB training?
How do I complete (or update) IRB training?
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