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  • Pre-Conference Program: Single IRBs Are Here: Are You Ready?

    Single IRBs Are Here: Are You Ready? is an intermediate-level educational program will review the different central IRB models, and it will examine the steps IRB administrative offices need to consider to utilize or serve as a single or central IRB. In addition, this practical course will focus on how to implement best practices related to utilizing single IRB review either as a reviewing or relying site, and different approaches to centralizing all of these processes. This course is ideal for individuals working as HRPP/IRB administrators, institutional officials, IRB chairs, and anyone responsible for the implementation of central IRBs.

    This program is eligible for 6.5 continuing education (CE) credit hours.

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    Agenda
    7:30-8:30 AMRegistration (breakfast on your own)
    8:30-8:45 AMWelcome and Overview
    8:45-9:50 AMResponsibilities: Who Does What?  
    Brief overview of the NPRM and NIH updates
    9:50-10:45 AMUnderstanding the Different Models of Single/Central IRBs 
    Smart IRBs discussion
    10:45-11:00 AMBreak
    11:00 AM-12:30 PMNavigating the Reliance Agreement as it Pertains to Central IRBs
    12:30-1:30 PMLunch (provided)
    1:30-2:30 PMImplementation of Single/Central IRBs and Resources Required for IRBs 
    2:30-3:15 PMAn Investigator’s Perspective: What Do They Need to Do Differently?
    3:15-3:30 PMBreak
    3:30-4:30 PMQuestions and Answers
    4:30 PMAdjournment

    Please note this agenda is subject to change.