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  • Resources and Training

Institutional Review Board

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  • Resources and Training

    Federal Guidelines

    1. Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 45, Part 46, Protection of Human Subjects.
      Available at MSUM Library (Location: Reference/KF/70/A3)

    Information and Resources

    1. Penslar, Robin Levin. Protecting Human Research Subjects: Institutional Review Board Guidebook. 2nd ed. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, c1993.
      Available at Graduate Studies Office.
    2. Sieber, Joan E. Planning Ethically Responsible Research: A Guide for Students and Internal Review Boards. Applied Social Research Methods Series, Vol. 31. Sage Publications, Inc., c1992.
      Available at MSUM Library (Locaton: Q/180.55/M67S54/1992) and Graduate Studies Office.

    Videotapes

    1. Protecting Human Subjects Video Series. Produced by Office for Human Research Protections, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Available at Graduate Studies Office.
    2. Evolving Concern: Protection for Human Subjects. Traces the development of the protections for human subjects leading to the IRBs of today. 23 min.
    3. The Belmont Report: Basic Ethical Principles and Their Application. Examines the bases for fundamental ethnical principles: respect of persons, beneficence, and justice. 34 min.
    4. Balancing Society’s Mandates: Criteria for Protocol Review. Depicts an IRB in action with comments by ethicist Dr. Edmund Pellegrino. 38 min.

    Online Resources and Training

    1. Online tutorial: Protecting Human Research Participants. NIH Office of Extramural Research. U.S. National Institutes of Health.
      http://phrp.nihtraining.com/users/login.php
    2. Office of Human Subjects Research. National Institutes of Health.
      http://ohsr.od.nih.gov/
    3. Office for Human Research Protection. U.S. Department of Health and Human Service.
      http://www.hhs.gov/ohrp/
    4. Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 45, Part 46, Protection of Human Subjects.
      http://www.hhs.gov/ohrp/humansubjects/guidance/45cfr46.html
    5. The Belmont Report
      http://www.hhs.gov/ohrp/humansubjects/guidance/belmont.html
    6. Nuremberg Code
      http://www.hhs.gov/ohrp/archive/nurcode.html