Supporting Subject Safety and Comprehension with eConsent


The purpose of the Informed Consent Process is to ensure the subject’s understanding of the study prior to enrollment, to protect data integrity and the subject’s safety and rights, and to reduce noncompliance and study drop-outs. Paper consent forms have been used traditionally, but due to more complex clinical trials and longer, more complicated consent forms, they may not be the best option moving forward.

2018 Edition of the International Compilation of Human Research Standards Released


The 2018 edition of the International Compilation of Human Research Standards has been released by the Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP) and can be found here. The Standards compile more than 1,000 laws, regulations, and guidelines from 130 countries, including new countries to the 2018 edition Algeria, Madagascar, Mali, and Saint Lucia. The Standards were created for Sponsors, Investigators, Ethics Committees, and other stakeholders in clinical research, globally. Social-Behavioral research is newly included in the 2018 edition of the Compilation.

ACRP RTP Fall Conference Announcement: Nov. 9-10, 2017


SAM Sather, MS, BSN, CCRC, CCRA, Vice President of Clinical Pathways, LLC, will be speaking at ACRP: Research Triangle Park Chapter’s 18th Annual Fall Conference on Friday, November 10, 2017.

Topic:         “Perspectives in Clinical Research"

When:        Thursday, November 9 – Friday, November 10, 2017

Where:       North Carolina Biotechnology Center (map)