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Model IRB Activity

Model IRB Activity

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What is the Model IRB Activity?

The Institutional Review Board can remain a mystery to students even after learning about IRB history and basic Belmont Report concepts in the classroom. The Model IRB Activity allows students to experience IRB review and practice using the 45 CFR 46.111 Criteria for Approval in ethical deliberation. In the below resources, you will find directions and worksheets designed for the classroom environment, connected to a simulation of IRB review. As the Model IRB Activity is a group assignment, students will gain a hands-on experience of the IRB committee review process.

Model IRB Activity Classroom Instructions

Click this link for a set of instructions for creating this assignment in the classroom environment.

Model IRB Activity Worksheets

The following worksheets will guide student progress during this series of assignments: