IRB Advisor 1212 - IRB Advisor - Dec 01, 2008

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
Coles McKagen
AHC Media

Managing Editor
Gary Evans
AHC Media

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

Physician Reviewer
Mark S. Schreiner, MD
Associate Professor of Anesthesia in Pediatrics
University of Pennsylvania Chair
Committee for the Protection of Human Subjects
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Subjects:

  • Taking stock of financial disclosures: Most want to know, won't drop out
  • Separating public health from research a challenge
  • Tool measures capacity of Alzheimer's patients to give consent for research
  • Strategies for handling poorly-written protocols
  • Advisor pilot program an immediate success
  • IRB improves consent forms with help from analysts
  • Quality assurance in trials protects human subjects
  • Amend protocols to participants' needs

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 Coles McKagen, Managing Editor Gary Evans, Nurse Planner Kay Ball, RN, CNOR, FAAN, and Physician Reviewer Mark S. Schreiner, MD, report no consultant, stockholder, speaker's bureau, research, or other financial relationships with companies related to the content in this CNE/CME activity.

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