IRB Advisor 1309 - IRB Advisor - Sep 01, 2009

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, PhD, 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:

  • Is comparative effectiveness research the 'Big Bad Wolf' critics charge?
  • How will CER impact IRBs? Inquiring minds want to know
  • Using placebos in trials of new antidepressants
  • When to give the green light to placebo controls
  • Infectious disease group calls for lessening of regulatory burden
  • Study results to help IRBs see what slows studies
  • Expert outlines main struggles, solutions to better 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 Coles McKagen, Managing Editor Gary Evans, Nurse Planner Kay Ball, RN, PhD, 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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