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Human Subject Research and Review

This posting answers the following questions:

1. What is the general purpose of a human subjects review?

2. What kinds of people within a school would you ask to be on the review panel? Explain the reasons for choosing each person.

3. Give examples of projects within the school that may require careful review before they are approved and of those that may be exempt from human studies review requirements.

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As you explore the topic, please refer to these ideas as guides:

1. What is the general purpose of a human subjects review?

Please emphasize how this review tries to ensure the protection of the rights of persons participating in research projects. In addition to volunteers' protection and verification of their interests, this review also strives to ensure that researchers comply with federal, local, school, or state regulations. In other words, this review is a precautionary step to protect researchers or schools from any liabilities.

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Solution Summary

This solution addresses the main purpose of a human subjects review in terms of protection of rights, what kinds of people within a school would participate in the review panel, and also real-life examples within school that require careful review.

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