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Navigating SMART Central IRB Startup on the Clinical Trials Superhighway

Learn about innovative CIRB workflows developed by Trial Innovation Center (TIC) working groups of the NIH-funded Trial Innovation Network. The process and workflows to carry-out CIRB activities at Utah, Johns Hopkins, and Vanderbilt will be provided. Come find out what makes us TIC in the CIRB world! Speakers will outline how they have approached local context review and study site activation under the SMART reliance agreement for multi-center trials, among other topics. Learn what enhancements IRBs have been required to make to their electronic systems to better suit the needs of a CIRB study. Demonstration of an innovative electronic consent builder tool will show how the creation of multiple consent documents are streamlined. Learn a CIRB process for studies requesting Exception from Informed Consent (EFIC). Hear how these innovative workflows and tools are paving the way for future research and playing an integral role in accelerating the translation of research to the bedside. This session is a two-part "master series" program.

Contact Hours/CEUs: 2.25 (ACHE, ACRP, CME, CNE)