Ten Common IRB Protocol Mistakes
See the HRPP Required Training webpage for guidance.
Note that if you have taken a CITI course elsewhere, you must affiliate yourself with Brandeis University and complete any additional modules required for the requisite Brandeis course.
See the Elements of Informed Consent sheet for guidance. Note that elements 1-13 are required for all research.
See the Informed Consent Template for guidance.
See the HRPP Informed Consent webpage for guidance.
Keep in mind that the reviewers are not familiar with your project – the protocol is the only information they have to go on when completing their review. Ensure your answers are complete and in layman’s terms.
See the HRPP Anonymous vs Confidential webpage for guidance.
Take your time to read the questions fully and answer them thoroughly.