Monthly Centre Meetings – 2020

Friday, May 1, 2020 -CANCELLED

CANCELLED: April 3, 2020 Teleconference
April 3, 2020 teleconference has been cancelled.

Notices:

NCWG ICF template 2020

  • The National Consent Wording Group is ready to release the new ICF templates – one for adults, one for paediatrics [non COG studies], and an Assent form. The roll out of the forms will be gradual giving applicants time to review the new requirements and to become familiar with the templates. More information to follow.

Reminders:

  • Physical risks in research – including lay language
  • Centre Amendments (CAMs) – requirements
  • Optional Consenting for Omni Trace and Participant Reimbursement Cards (e.g., ClinCard)

OCREB membership changes – updated February 1, 2020 (see www.ocreb.ca)

New Studies: submitted for the March 13, 2020  meeting (see minutes)

NOTEWORTHY ITEMS

  • TCPS 2 (2018) – Index added online – In response to the research community’s request, the Secretariat on Responsible Conduct of Research has created an index at the end of the PDF version of the Tri-Council Policy Statement: Ethical Conduct for Research Involving Humans, TCPS 2 (2018). 
  • The 2020 edition of the International Compilation of Human Research Standards has been released and is now available online!
    It contains a list of over 1,000 laws, regulations, and guidelines on human participant protections in 133 countries and from many international organizations, most of which include hyperlinks to the source documents. The Compilation is designed for use by IRBs, researchers, sponsors, and others involved in human subjects research around the world. www.hhs.gov/ohrp/international/compilation-human-research-standards/index.html

Notices:

  • Survey of centres regarding resources for genetic counselling
  • Update on new consent template
  • REB of Record Agreements

Reminders:

  • Controlled honour system for ICF centre-specific forms
  • Distribution list for teleconferences and Study Contacts in CTO
  • Recruitment materials & Media releases
  • Change in REB meeting and submission date in April – Meeting April 3; submission date March 17
  • Updated REB SOPs and Addenda effective January 1, 2020

OCREB membership changes – updated February 1, 2020 (see www.ocreb.ca)

New Studies: submitted for the February 13, 2020  meeting (see minutes)

NOTEWORTHY ITEMS