Explain the primary responsibilities and priorities of the Institutional Review Board (IRB)

Module 01 Assignment – Institutional Review Board (IRB)

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In a 3-page paper, written in APA format using proper spelling/grammar, conduct research on the topic of the Institutional Review Board (IRB) and address the following:

  1. Explain the primary responsibilities and priorities of the IRB.
  2. Identify an organization, such as a research hospital or pharmaceutical company, that involves human research subjects including all of the following at-risk populations:
  3. children
  4. women
  5. minorities
  6. cognitively impaired subjects
  7. Describe the organization’s specific guidelines/policies regarding conducting research on each of the at-risk, human populations listed above.

Be sure to include APA citations for any resources you used as references.

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