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NSG607: Evidence-Based Practice: IRB

Course Guide for NSG607

Institutional Review Board (IRB)

The 123's of IRB

The primary purpose of the NU-IRB is to protect human subjects used in research conducted under the auspices of National University and to ensure that all research involving human subjects is conducted in conformance with ethical principles relating to the health, welfare, safety and rights of the participants, and in accordance with policies and regulations established by the United States Department of Health and Human Services.

IRB Approval Process

I might need IRB approval. Where should I start? 

  1. Complete the CITI training:
  2. Register for IRBNet:
  3. Download the Quick Start Guide.

Effective July 1, 2009, the Office of the Institutional Review Board will only accept electronic protocol submissions via IRBNet