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ER&L 2012

April 1–4, 2012

Austin, Texas

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ER&L 2012 | April 2–4, 2012 | Austin, Texas and Online

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Preparing an Institutional Review Board application for human subjects research: What does the IRB want?

Monday, April 2, 2012 at 10:55 AM–11:40 AM Central Time (US & Canada)
Salon A/B

#irb #erl12


Collection Development and Assessment


human subjects research, IRB

Learning Objectives

Following this session, participants will be able to

  1. Understand the purpose of the IRB for human subjects research
  2. Prepare a well-written IRB application to conduct human subjects research



Want to conduct a survey or a focus group and publish the results? Unsure of how to prepare an IRB application to conduct your research? This session covers the preparation a well-written IRB application to conduct human subjects research.



Dr Sarah W Sutton, PhD, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi