Education & Training



IRBMED’s Education & Training Program was designed and developed through collaboration with members of the research community.  It is our goal to make sure this program is tailored to meet the ongoing educational needs of the research community.

IRBMED offers a variety of educational opportunities, both in-person and online.  To get started, please select one of the following options:



Over the next several months, the number of class offerings will significantly increase from the previous offerings. These courses will be facilitated by a consortium of subject matter experts with the knowledge necessary to address your questions.

Importantly, the Education Team will be working to ensure that many of the advanced level courses may be used towards recertification.

For more information about Course topics and Level descriptions, click here.







ERESEARCH Initial Project Applications      
Scheduled Continuing Reviews, Amendments, etc.      
INFORMED CONSENT The Elements of Informed Consent Waivers, Alterations, and Alternative Forms of Informed Consent Verbal and Non-English Informed Consent Exceptions from Informed Consent
Writing Informed Consent Documents Informed Assent    
NON-STANDARD APPLICATIONS Secondary Use and Umbrella Applications      
PRIVACY AND CONFIDENTIALITY HIPAA / HITECH Waivers of HIPAA Authorization Data and Material Agreements Waivers of Consent for Third-Parties
Storage and Retention      
REGULATIONS Federal and Institutional Requirements for Human Subject Research Research with Prisoners Drugs and Devices Department of Defense
Preparing your IRB Application for Human Subject Research Research with Children Emergency Use  
Exempt and Non-Regulated Research with Pregnant Women, Fetuses, and Neonates    
  Research with Special Populations    
REPORTING Adverse Events and Other Reportable Incidences or Occurrences Study-Specific Adverse Events Data Safety Monitoring Boards and Data Safety Monitor Plans Audits
  Avoiding Non-Compliance    
SPECIALTY Study Team Responsibilities Data Coordinating Center IRB Authorization Agreements and Individual Investigator Agreements Deception