Self-Evaluation & Reporting: Always Let the Guide be Your Conscience

Audience: The program is tailored to IACUC staff, IACUC members, IOs, veterinarians, investigators, compliance personnel, animal care staff and others involved in animal programs.

Speaker: George Babcock, PhD, Professor Emeritus & IACUC Chair, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine & Shriners Hospitals for Children

Topics: Do you know the reporting requirements of the PHS Policy? Does your institution self-evaluate? In this webinar, George Babcock of the University of Cincinnati will talk about considerations and approaches for performing continuing review. He’ll share tips for encouraging self-reporting among various members of the animal program and provide suggestions for dealing with noncompliance.

Clarification of “de novo”: PHS Policy IV.C.5. requires “The IACUC shall conduct continuing review of each previously approved, ongoing activity covered by this Policy at appropriate intervals as determined by the IACUC, including a complete review in accordance with IV.C.1.-4. at least once every three years.” To maintain consistency with the PHS Policy, “de novo” should be replaced "complete review.”

Note: While this information was accurate at the time presented, policies and procedures change over time. Past webinars may not contain the most current guidance. Please note, do not rely on webinars and associated materials as definitive compliance guidance for your specific situation. For compliance questions, please contact OLAW directly.

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