IRB Advisor 1111 - IRB Advisor - Nov 01, 2007

Target Audience:

This activity is intended for clinical trial research physicians and nurses.

Accreditation:

AHC Media is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Credit Designation:

This activity has been approved for 1.25 nursing contact hours using a 60-minute contact hour.

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider # 14749, for 1.25 Contact Hours.

Nurses licensed in California should retain this credit letter for four years.

Faculty

Editors
Suzanne Koziatek
Melinda Young

Associate Publisher
Lee Landenberger
AHC Media

Managing Editor
Paula Cousins
AHC Media

Nurse Planner
Kay Ball, RN, CNOR, FAAN
Perioperative Consultant/Educator
K & D Medical
Lewis Center, OH

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

Subjects:

  • Best Practices Update: IRB's quality improvement process identifies concerns and fixes problems
  • IRB's deviation reports increase exponentially, leading to process change
  • Institution's QI form serves as educational tool for PIs
  • Reporting results from biomonitoring studies
  • Decision aids in clinical trials can enhance informed consent

Objectives:

  • 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, Associate Publisher Lee Landenberger, Managing Editor Paula Cousins, Nurse Planner Kay Ball, RN, CNOR, FAAN, and Physician Reviewer Alan 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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