IRB Advisor 1009 - IRB Advisor - Sep 01, 2006

Target Audience:

This activity is intended for physicians who organize, lead, or participate in clinical trial research.


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Credit Designation:

AHC Media designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This activity has been approved for 1.5 nursing contact hours using a 50-minute contact hour.

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider # 14749, for 1.5 Contact Hours.


Suzanne Koziatek

Melinda Young

Editorial Group Head
Lee Landenberger
AHC Media

Managing Editor
Leslie Hamlin
AHC Media

Nurse Planner
Kay Ball, RN, CNOR, FAAN
K&D Medical
Lewis Center, OH

Physician Reviewer
Alan Sugar, MD
New England Institutional Review Board
Professor of Medicine
Boston University School of Medicine


  • IRB director offers guidelines for running a more efficient office
  • Sharing of IRB approvals raises questions, concerns
  • SACHRP chair updates IRB Advisor on IRB regulations
  • Ethnography proposals pose problems for IRBs
  • Dealing with ethnographic issues
  • Be creative in seeking out unaffiliated members


  • establish clinical trial programs using accepted ethical principles for human subject protection
  • apply the mandated regulatory safeguards for patient recruitment, follow-up and reporting of findings for human subject research
  • comply with the necessary educational requirements regarding informed consent and human subject research

Financial Disclosure:

Editor Suzanne Koziatek, Editor Melinda Young, Editorial Group Head Lee Landenberger, Managing Editor Leslie Hamlin, Nurse Planner Kay Ball, RN, CNOR, FAAN , and Physician Reviewer Alan M. Sugar, MD, report no consultant, stockholder, speaker's bureau, research, or other financial relationships with companies related to the content in this CE/CME activity.

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