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SOPs, Guidelines & Regulations

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SOP's

Section 1: General

Section 2: REB Organization

  • REB SOP 201 – Duties of Rearch Ethics Board Members
  • REB SOP 202 – Training and Education: REB Members and REO Staff
  • REB SOP 203 - Disclosure and Documentation of Conflict of Interest
  • REB SOP 204 - Signing Authority

Section 3: Function and Operation

  • REB SOP 301 – REB Meeting Administration
  • REB SOP 302 – Administrative Review and Distribution of REB Material
  • REB SOP 303 - Documentation and Document Management

Section 4: Review of Research

  • REB SOP 401 – Initial Review - Criteria for REB Approval
  • REB SOP 402 – Research Review Determinants
  • REB SOP 403 - Delegated Review Procedures
  • REB SOP 404 - Amendments, Notifications, Ongoing Communication Review Procedures
  • REB SOP 405 - Protocol Deviations
  • REB SOP 406 - Continuing Review (REB annual renewal of approval)
  • REB SOP 407 - Non-compliance
  • REB SOP 408 - Administrative Holds, Terminations and Suspensions of Approval
  • REB SOP 409 - Safety Reporting/Submitting External (non-local) Safety Reports to the REB
  • REB SOP 4010 - Study Completion
  • REB SOP 4011 - IWK REB Policy: Appeals Process

Section 5: Reviews Requiring Special Consideration

Section 6: Communications

  • REB SOP 601 – REB and Research Office Communication to Researchers
  • REB SOP 602 – REB and Research Office Communication to Participants

Section 7: Informed Consent

Section 8: Responsibilities of Investigators

  • REB SOP 801 – Investigator Qualifications and Responsibilities
  • REB SOP 802 – Researcher Education and Training

Section 9: Quality Assurance

  • REB SOP 901 – Reviews and Inspections

Section 10: Privacy and Confidentiality

  • REB SOP 1001 – Use and Disclosure of Personal Health Information

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Research Ethics Contacts

Research Services Office

Dr. Richard B. Goldbloom Research
and Clinical Care Pavilion, 
IWK Health Centre,
5850/5980 University Avenue
P.O. Box 9700
Halifax, Nova Scotia
B3K 6R8

Kathleen LeadonDirector, Research Operations

(902) 470-8037 (Phone)

kathleen.leadon@iwk.nshealth.ca

 

Joanne Street, Ethics Coordinator

(902) 470-7879 (Phone)

joanne.street@iwk.nshealth.ca

 

Kimberley Farmer, Administrative Assistant

(902) 470-8037 (Phone)

Kimberley.farmer@iwk.nshealth.ca 

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