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Introduction to DSRB Requirements & Review Process Guide



The DSRB Requirements & Review Process Guide serves to provide you with information to help you understand the requirements of DSRB Application Processes (i.e. Exempt Review, Expedited Review, Full Board Review) and Common Errors made when filling in the ROAM Application Form for both Biomedical and Population Health research.

Researchers are encouraged to first read the various DSRB Requirements & Review topics to be familiarised with the requirements prior to drafting their research applications for submission to the DSRB via the ROAM system.

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Research Governance


  Introduction to NHG OHRPP

  Role of Institutions (Department & Institution Representatives, Investigators and Study Team)

  Role of DSRB and the Different DSRB Domains

 

DSRB Minimum Training Requirements


  Minimum Training Requirement (Biomedical Domain)

  Minimum Training Requirement (Population Health Domain)

 

Overview of DSRB Review Requirements


  When is DSRB Review Required?

  Types & Categories of Studies Reviewed under Population Health (Domain F)

 

Overview of DSRB Application Process & Submission Deadlines


  DSRB Submission Deadlines & Full Board Meeting Dates

  Overview of DSRB Application, Review Process and Outcome

 

DSRB Review Categories & Review Criteria


  Exempt Category

  Expedited Category

  Full Board Category

 

DSRB Review Outcomes & Post Approval Reporting Requirements


  DSRB Review Outcomes & Additional Reminders 

  Post Approval Reporting Requirements 

  Study Closure

 

Common Errors & Helpful Tips for Answering DSRB Application Form Questions (BIOMEDICAL DOMAIN)


  Section B – STUDY TEAM  

  Section E – STUDY FUNDING INFORMATION  

  Section F – RESEARCH METHODOLOGY  

  Section H – RECRUITMENT DETAILS  

  Section P - CONSENT PROCESS  

  Section R – DATA CONFIDENTIALITY and Section S – BIOLOGICAL MATERIALS  

 

Common Errors & Helpful Tips for Answering DSRB Application Form Questions (POPULATION HEALTH DOMAIN)


  Section B – STUDY TEAM  

  Section E – STUDY FUNDING INFORMATION  

  Section G – STUDY INFORMATION   

  Section I – RESEARCH PROCEDURES  

  Section J – RECRUITMENT METHOD  

  Section K - CONSENT  

  Section N – PRIVACY & CONFIDENTIALITY  

  Section P – RESULTS & OUTCOME OF RESEARCH