OVPRI Human Subject Research Protection Blog

The VCU Human Research Protection Program is dedicated to facilitating ethically and scientifically sound research through robust review of research projects and through effective education and outreach to the VCU research community.

Registration is now open for new IRB workshops. Go to http://training.vcu.edu/ to register; search under category “IRB”

Criteria for IRB Approval: Writing Submissions the IRB Can Approve

Thursday, March 26, 2015; 10:00 – 11:30 am; BioTech One, Room 3060 (Medical Campus)

Monday, March 30, 2015; 10:00 – 11:30 am; University Student Commons, Metro Room (Monroe Park Campus)

Upon completion of this program, you will be able to:

  • Identify the criteria for approval the IRB must find in order to approve study submissions
  • Discuss issues that should be considered when addressing the criteria for approval in an IRB submission
  • Prepare IRB submissions that adequately address the criteria for approval

[Minimum of 10 to run course]

RAMS-IRB 101 Interactive Course

Monday, April 13, 2015; 2:00-3:30 pm; Technology Administration Building, Room 108 (Monroe Park Campus)

Wednesday, April 15, 2015; 10:00-11:30 am; Tompkins-McCaw Library Classroom, Room 2-006 (Medical Campus)

Upon completion of this program, you will be able to:

  • Navigate the RAMS-IRB system
  • Create and submit a protocol in RAMS IRB
  • Understand what information the RAMS-IRB application seeks to obtain

[Minimum of 10 to run course]

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