Office of Research & Development

VA Human Research Protection Program (HRPP) 101

VA Human Research Protection Program (HRPP) 101

If you would like notification of when registration opens for the next HRPP 101 meeting, email Everyone new to HRPP programs are welcome to attend.

HRPP 101 Target Audience: This HRPP 101 course is designed for a variety of newly appointed VA personnel involved in the protection of human subjects, including but not limited to Research Compliance Officers, AOs/R&D, IRB Members, and IRB Administrators. NOTE: This is not RCO-specific training. We would like to invite anyone to attend this course if you are relatively new to a position in your facility's HRPP.

HRPP 101 Course Objectives:

  • Explain the VHA oversight structure for human research protections and the various roles within the VHA HRPP Programs (local and national).
  • Demonstrate an ability to interpret and apply key VA regulations regarding human research protections (i.e., 38 CFR Part 16 and VHA Handbook 1200.5).
  • Describe basic FDA oversight of drugs, biologics, and devices used in VHA research.
  • Discover resources to assist in the interpretation and application of the regulations governing human research protection.
This course satisfies the ORD annual requirement for training in both Good Clinical Practice and ethical principles of human research protection.

Archive: January 25-26, 2011, Salt Lake City, UT

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