IRB Meetings for December
The IRB meeting scheduled for 12/16/13 has been cancelled.
The IRB and HRPP are working on uploading all exiting research projects into SHIELDS.
This time will allow not only for the uploading of the remaining studies, but also to
perform an inventory of all campus research and to do any reconciliation within the SHIELDS.
If you have a question or concern you may call the IRB office 813-1350 or the
HRPP office 813-1356.
The day-to-day business of the IRB and HRPP offices will continue without interruption.
The next IRB meeting is scheduled for 1/6/2014.
Please use updated forms for your submissions. These forms can be found on the
HRPP website and in the SHIeLDS Library.
Updated forms include:
LSU Health Consent template
LSU Health Consent Attachment Bodily Fluids for Future Use template
LSU Health HIPAA Authorization Template
See updated HRPP/IRB Organizational Chart and Staff Contacts.
Refer below to 11/7/2013 for the ongoing HRPP Education.
Research Administration Form
Please remember to upload the Research Study Administration form with each initial study.
This form can be found on the HRPP "Forms" webpage.
Monthly HRPP sessions: November 21 Reporting: After Initial Approval Your Work is Not Done
December 11 Vulnerable Populations
Chart Reviews in G-221:
SHIELDS in 131 (Clinical Research Building)
11/14/13 12n Create a New Study
11/20/13 12n Submitting MODs/CRs/RNI
12/5/13 12n Create a New Study
The updated SOPs have been posted on the HRPP Policies tab.
The HIPAA form has been modified to accommodate the application of the SHIeLDS date
An additional Consent form template is available to accommodate the application of the
Approval Date on SHIeLDS. This version is without the "box" for the Approval Date.
*For those still submitting on paper you should use the consent template with the box
for the Approval date.
If you have any questions you can contact the IRB office 813-1350.
The revised HIPAA and Informed Consent are now posted on the HRPP forms webpage.
SHIeLDS Training for October
October SHIeLDS training will follow the schedule below:
10/03/13 MODs, CRs, RNI
10/11/13 Creating a New Study
10/17/13 MODs, CRs, RNI
10/25/13 MODs, CRs, RNI
10/30/13 Creating a New Study
Space is limited, so please register:
(Same link as listed for 9/9/13 announcement.
The SHIeLDS system is user-friendly. However training will enhance the user's knowledge.
Below is a direct link to SHIeLDs, the IRB electronic submission system.
This is also the link for your SFI/COI Disclosure.
IRB Electronic Submissions: SHIeLDS
As of October 1, 2013 the IRB will no longer accept new initial applications in paper format!
Investigators, coordinators, residents and other study personnel that are involved in the
and submission of protocol applications are strongly encouraged to attend one of the training
sessions. The sessions are one (1) hour in length and held in the Clinical Research
Building, Room 131. Feel free to bring a snack or lunch.
The September Training sessions will focus on "Creating a New Study".
To register hold Ctrl key and click on the following link:
(Look in your header if the page does not automatically open).
Class size is limited so register early.
Please contact Janice Soderstrom at firstname.lastname@example.org or 318.813.1356/Aliese Seawright at email@example.com or 318.813.1363 if you need additional information regarding any of these announcements.