Explain the primary responsibilities and priorities of the IRB

Module 01 Assignment – Institutional Review Board (IRB)

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:

· children

· women

· minorities

· cognitively impaired subjects

 

3. 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.