OCTRI Writing and Obtaining Informed Consent

Clinical Researcher Coordinator Training Workshop

November 9, 2023
12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

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Class Description

This is one in a series of classes designed for OHSU employees who are working as research coordinators.  The classes are designed to provide in-depth education through lecture, examples and exercise on clinical research coordinator activities. 

The objective of this class is to increase knowledge of the purpose and procedures for obtaining informed consent.  The class will include writing tips, negotiating language with industry sponsors, HIPAA, and in-depth discussion of the meaning of the subject injury/liability/ and cost boilerplate language. 

If you have a disability and need an accommodation to attend or participate in this event, please contact an OCTRI Navigator (octri@ohsu.edu, 503-418-9790) at least five business days before the event.


At the end of the class students should know:

  • Identify the required elements of consent
  • Identify the correct OHSU IRB consent template
  • Readability
  • How to obtain consent from adults, minors, decisionally impaired adults and individuals with limited English Proficiency
  • How to document consent
  • When to use a waiver of authorization vs prep to research form
  • Common consent problems.