Human Subject Research

IMPORTANT

All HSR Proposals must be reviewed and approved before you may begin your research.

Any data gathered prior to approval may not be used in your DMiss coursework or dissertation.

MODULE 1: PREEMPTIVE WORK DOCUMENTS FOR HSR 

Field Research Worksheet

HSR Preemptive Form

STEPS TO SUBMITTING AN HSR PROPOSAL

Review the following:
HSR Module 2 Classroom Presentation
HSR Guidelines [Document with step by step instructions]
HSR Process Overview Chart [Visual overview of the process]

RISK: Risk level is mandated by the definitions. Including a plan for adverse events or actions to mitigate risk in your proposal does not move the proposal into a different risk category.
   

When you are ready to submit your proposal, make sure it includes the following or it will be returned to you:

Certificate of successful course completion
As pre-intensive work to your Module 2 complete the free National Institutes of Health online certification course. Submit the certificate as an appendix of your HSR Proposal (see How to Attach a PDF File to a Word Document). 

HSR Coversheet

HSR Coversheet (Word Doc)                 Creating Your Digital Signature

Letters of Permission from Organizations

Your Faculty Mentor will FIRST review you HSR Proposal and must submit the following checklist when he/she submits the proposal for review:

FACULTY Mentor Approval Checklist

Informed Consent

All informed consent documents must contain the following information:

Description of the project; procedures; risks or discomfort; benefits of this study; confidentiality; treatment available; voluntary participation and withdrawal; questions, rights and complaints; any compensation.
Informed Consent Template
Assent Template (working with minors)

Examples of complete HSR proposals

Informed Consent: Example 1

Informed Consent: Example 2

HSR Proposal Example 1 

HSR Proposal Example 2 


Other Tutorials & Guidelines
US Dept of Health and Human Services guidelines (this includes links to related laws in over 100 other countries)
Code of Ethics for the American Anthropological Association
Risks and Wrongs in Social Science Research: An Evaluator's Guide (by J. Michael Oakes)
Frequently Asked Questions and Vignettes

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