IRB offers emergency preparedness training, new guidance for research projects

News for Researchers

Posted September 7, 2022 by Ashley Washburn

In response to new requirements from the Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Institutional Review Board has implemented new policy and procedures to address emergency preparedness for human subjects protocols. The policy is posted on the Research Compliance Services’ policies and procedures webpage, section 1.007.

IRB staff are hosting a virtual informational session on Oct. 13, 11 a.m. to noon, to briefly describe the new emergency preparedness requirements and answer other IRB-related questions. Registration is required.

Several updates to policies, guidance and templates have been added to the IRB webpages to assist investigators in protocol development and project management. The following materials can be found on the IRB policies pageIRB guidance pages or the IRB templates pages

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