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Non-Human Subjects Research

Frequently Used Forms

Form Description
Amendment Form Use to request an amendment to an approved IRB protocol
Waiver Application Use to apply for a waiver of documentation of consent, waiver of a consent element, and/or waiver of letter of cooperation.
Extensions and Terminations See Continuing Review requirements based on approval type.
Adverse and Unexpected Events Reporting Form Use to report adverse events or unexpected events during the course of a research project.  Unrelated events do not need to be reported. (e.g., subject injury in a car accident on the way to the intervention)
PHI Authorization Language Additional information required in an informed consent for use of PHI
PHI Authorization Waiver Form  Use for PHI collection where patient authorization (consent) can not be accessed without compromising the research
HIPAA De-Identification Certification Form Use to certify receipt of data in a de-identified format for HIPAA purposes
Informed Consent Waiver Request Use this form to request any alteration to the informed consent process or letter of cooperation.
Human Subjects Financial Conflict of Interest Disclosure Use this form to disclose a potential conflict of interest where the researcher has a financial interest in the outcome of the human subjects research.
Name Additional Information
Transcriptionist/Translator/Statistician Agreement  Confidentiality Agreement for Use with work for hire translation/transcription/statistics
Student Photo Release  Georgia Southern University license to use student photo for commercial and educational purposes
License to Use Student Work  Georgia Southern University license to use student work for commercial and educational purposes
Georgia Southern University Researcher Participation Standard Release A waiver of liability for students participating in research projects as student researchers.
Research Collaborator – Assistant Non-Disclosure Use where identifiable or restricted use data is shared with Research Associates
Research Service Non-Disclosure Use where 3rd party is used to distribute research materials but is not party to research or GS student
Individual Investigator Agreement Template Used were GS faculty collaborate with investigators who are not associated with federally assured institution.
Debriefing Sample Script  Use with informed consent where deception or incomplete information is provided to support research aim.
Certificate of Confidentiality NIH issued to protect identifiable research information from forced disclosure
FDP Data Transfer & Use Agreement Use to set up an agreement for the sharing of data in a collaboration (Special uses – HIPAA and FERPA data transfer)
Name Additional Information
Human Subjects Incentive Policy Policy on the use of human subjects incentives.  (Use form below to record distribution/for reimbursement)
Human Subjects Incentive Disbursement and Reconciliation Form Use to record distribution of research incentives. Tab 2 records incentives outstanding over 30 days.
Reciprocal Policy

Use where GS faculty is not the PI and another IRB will hold primary approval or the Co-PIs are from other institutions and will rely on our approval.

If you are requesting to rely on another IRB’s approval, please submit this request form along with the supporting documentation.

Survey Distribution Policy Georgia Southern policy on requests from on-campus and off-campus entities for the distribution of surveys to various populations –  Note: This policy is not an IRB policy and approvals are administered through the Provost’s Office.

Last updated: 6/14/2019