Educational Resources for IRB Members

OHRP created this list of resources to help IRB members learn about and succeed in their role in protecting research subjects.
Learn about upcoming OHRP educational events
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View OHRP’s Online Assurance Training
Watch educational videos
The videos below cover material that is particularly relevant to IRB members
More videos can be found on OHRP’s Online Education page:
Find OHRP guidance
Review commonly used guidance for IRB members
Institutional Review Board Written Procedures: OHRP Guidance (2018):
Continuing review guidance (2010):
Approval of Research with Conditions: OHRP Guidance (2010):
Human Subject Regulations Decision Charts:
Exempt Research Determination FAQs:
Research with Children FAQs:
Informed Consent FAQs:
Unanticipated Problems Involving Risks and Adverse Events Guidance (2007) at:


Please also review relevant materials on the Revised Common Rule at:


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