This page includes tutorials written and maintained by the IRB Staff designed to assist study teams with various aspects of the IRB process. Content is updated continually, so check back often. If you have suggestions or comments regarding this page, including suggestions for new topics, please contact the IRB Staff.
|Adding Your Email to the IRB Listserv [PDF]||This page includes instructions for adding your email address to the IRB’s listserv.||12.2007|
|Amendment Application Tutorial [PDF]||This tutorial is intended to provide you with more in-depth and practical assistance as you complete your Amendment Application.||02.2012|
|Ancillary Committees Overview||This tutorial offers guidance about the overall process of ancillary review in ERICA and the purpose of each ancillary review.||Web page|
|Approval Letter Determinations [PDF]||This document includes descriptions of the determinations the IRB routinely includes in its approval letters, and what each determination means.||01.2012|
|Attaching Updated Documents to Continuing Reviews and Amendments [PDF]||This tutorial will walk you through the process of attaching updated documents to your Continuing Review or Amendment application.||11.2007|
|Continuing Review Application Tutorial [PDF]||This tutorial will help you avoid common mistakes when completing the Continuing Review (CR) Application in ERICA.||05.2013|
|Curriculum Vitae Versus a Resume [PDF]||This document highlights the differences between an academic curriculum vitae (CV) and a resume.||11.2006|
|Data Use Agreement Signature Block Tutorial [PDF]||This tutorial shows you how to complete the signature block on a Data Use Agreement (DUA).||08.2011|
|Full Protocol Requirements [PDF]||This document will help you decide whether you need to attach a full protocol to your IRB application.||01.2012|
|Help Text Index||This document contains a read-only list of all the blue help text in ERICA.||Coming Soon|
|New Study Application Tutorial [PDF]||The New Study Application was revised in 2012 to comply with updated policies and
procedures, to enhance understanding and readability of the questions, and to eliminate
unnecessary duplication. This tutorial is intended to provide you with more in-depth
and practical assistance as you complete your New Study Application.
This tutorial can also be used to help you as you complete the Update Study Application at continuing review.
|Privacy Versus Confidentiality in Research [PDF]||This document explains the differences between the concept of “privacy” and “confidentiality” in human subject research.||11.2007|
|Protocol Summary e-Version [PDF]||This tutorial includes instructions for generating a traditional protocol summary from the answers provided in your application.||01.2012|
|Tracking Documents for IRB Review [PDF]||This tutorial offers instructions for how to format your revised documents efficiently for IRB review.||07.2008|
|Update Study Questions from the Continuing Review Application [PDF]||This tutorial walks you through accessing the Update Study application from your Continuing Review application.||02.2008|
|View Differences Tutorial [PDF]||This tutorial will show you how to view tracked changes to the New Study or Update Study application using the “View Differences” button.||01.2012|
|Waivers [PDF]||This document explains the differences between the different types of waivers you can request in the IRB application.||04.2008|