Exploring the IRB Administrator's Role in the Life of a Protocol Workshop

Wednesdays, July 10, July 17, and July 24, 2024
1:00-3:00 PM ET

Overview

Overview

 The IRB Administrator’s Role in the Life Cycle of a Protocol Review workshop examines the roles and responsibilities of IRB staff from the receipt of a new research protocol submitted for review to study close out.

Intersession Learning Labs provide an opportunity to delve deeper into topics and issues that IRB administrators encounter in their day-to-day work and include hands-on interactive activities to practice applying some of the concepts learned at the workshop.

  This workshop is offered in three 2-hour sessions.

What Will I Learn?

What Will I Learn?

  • The core responsibilities of an IRB administrator throughout the lifecycle of an IRB submission, from receipt of protocol for review to post-approval monitoring.
     
  • The IRB submission process, including determining the need for review, initial review procedures, and post-approval activities, while highlighting key terminology and concepts.
     
  • How to apply ethical principles and regulatory guidelines to real-world scenarios and case studies within the workshop, demonstrating the ability to make informed decisions regarding IRB review and compliance.

Agenda

Session 1:
Intake: What Needs IRB Review?
Wednesday, July 10,2024
1:00–3:00 PM ET

Session 2:
Initial IRB Review
Wednesday, July 17, 2024
1:00–3:00 PM ET

Session 3:
After Initial Review
Wednesday, July 24, 2024
1:00–3:00 PM ET

Intersession​ Learning Labs
Fridays, July 12 and 19
1:00–3:00 PM ET

Who Should Attend?

IRB administrators with at least one year of experience, or who have taken PRIM&R’s course Exploring the Common Rule: A Guide for Beginners.

Contributor

Nichelle Cobb, PhD

Nichelle Cobb, PhD

Senior Advisor for Strategic Initiatives, Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs, Inc. (AAHRPP)  

Nancy Olson, JD

Nancy Olson, JD

IRB Administrator, University of Nebraska Medical Center

CE Credit

Participants will receive a certificate of attendance that documents up to 6 continuing education credit hours for their attendance at this workshop. Certificates of attendance are useful for obtaining CE credits from professional associations. Each association's guidelines for accepting CE credit hours (in-person or virtual) may differ. Please consult the appropriate association representative for information on if, and how many, CE credits from this PRIM&R workshop may be used.

Cost

Cost

Members: $350

Nonmembers: $595