Week 6 Institutional Review Board Discussion
Week 6 Discussion Forum
Complete your Week 6 Institutional Review Board Discussion prompt after watching the IRB presentation. Although you are not implementing your project at this point and conducting studies with human participants, IRB is an important step in research. State the required components one should look for in a project to determine if IRB submission is needed. Discuss an example of a research study found in one of your literature review articles that needed IRB approval. Specifically, describe why IRB approval was needed in this instance.
Note: Watch the IRB presentation located in this week’s materials before completing your discussion prompt.
IRB Interactive: What Is an Institutional Review Board (IRB) and How Does It Work?
The purpose of the Institutional Review Board (IRB) is to review research proposals involving human participants and to ensure that proper precautions are taken to ensure the safety and rights of participants. The review is intended to emphasize the important role of ethics in conducting research as well as to protect the participants, researcher, advisor, and the University against potential risks and liabilities.
Recall the NIH materials from your previous course and complete this interactive presentation in preparation for this week’s discussion prompt.