TAG ARCHIVES FOR informed consent


by Anne Meade, senior manager for website and social media

Each member of the PRIM&R staff is responsible for making sure that PRIM&R runs smoothly, whether their job is answering calls and planning programs, or updating the website and talking to members. No matter which job function we fulfill, it’s important that we stay informed about research ethics, and so we periodically review pertinent articles during our [...] Read more


by Andrea Johnson, JD, CIP, Regulatory Specialist in the Research Integrity Office at Oregon Health and Science University 

It seems like just yesterday that I was walking around in beautiful 65-degree weather outside the San Diego Convention Center, overhearing discussions on the U.S. Public Health Service Syphilis Study at Tuskegee. The start of the New Year really has a way of making time fly, but I’m getting back in the [...] Read more


by Andrea Johnson, JD, CIP, regulatory specialist in the Research Integrity Office at Oregon Health and Science University 

Respect for persons is one of the three tenets of human research subject protections advanced by The Belmont Report. It includes two moral requirements:

  1. Autonomy of individuals must be acknowledged; and 
  2. Persons with diminished autonomy [...] Read more



by Jackie Tekiela, MS, CIP, Institutional Review Board (IRB) Administrator at Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare

The National Cancer Institute (NCI) recently completed a two-year effort to revise the NCI informed consent template, resulting in shorter and more concise informed consent documents. In session A18, titled Rewriting the National Cancer Institute (NCI) Informed Consent Template, Jeanne M. Adler, RN, MPH, CCRP, presented the background, method, and rationale behind the changes. Throughout the presentation Jeanne offered specific examples of language and excerpts from the draft template.

In preparing the template, working [...] Read more