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Unformatted text preview: INSTRUCTIONS FOR INVESTIGATORS The following is a template for a complete informed consent document. This template is intended for those conducting interview or oral history research. As a guide, the recommended language can be partially revised to be specific to your project. However, all statements need to be included, as required the by the Office of Human Research Protections. You should eliminate suggested language (in brackets or red type) if not pertinent to your study, to enhance participant comprehension. If used for a parent/legal guardian, alter language to refer to child. Please confirm on the IRB application if you intend for this consent form to be provided orally. If you choose to waive or alter consent, you must justify the need to do so with a Request to Waive or Alter Consent which can be accessed at www.mtsu.edu/irb/irb_forms.shtml . Should you have any questions or need additional information, please do not hesitate to contact my office....
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- Spring '11
- Informed consent, compliance officer, institutional review board, Office of Human Research Protections, consent document