Pediatric Grand Rounds Archived Webcasts

Quality Improvement, Research, and the Institutional Review Board (IRB)

Recorded February 11, 2011 at 12:30 PM

Presented by:
Robert M. Sade, MD 
Professor of Surgery, Medical University of South Carolina; Director, Institute of Human Values in Health Care, Charleston, SC

CME credit is no longer available for this program

This program is presented for educational purposes only and is no longer available for CME credit.

Clinical Content Reviewer: Juan A. Dumois, III, MD

Learning Objectives: As a result of attending this presentation, participants will be able to:

  • Describe differences between oversight requirements for databases used primarily for quality improvement and for research.
  • Discuss the several levels of Institutional Review Board (IRB) for different kinds of research.


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