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Office of Research Protections, Policy, and Education Webinars

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The Office of Research Protections, Policy, and Education (ORPP&E) is pleased to announce a series of webinars focusing on topics in human subjects research protection. Each session will allow time for questions.

Upcoming Webinars

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Recording:  Unless otherwise noted, all webinars will be recorded.

Handouts will be sent out the morning of the scheduled webinar.

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The Press Ganey RN Survey Research Study

Date: Monday, July 26, 2021

Time:  2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. EST

Purpose:  The presenters and panel will discuss the following during the webinar:

Specific requirements to be followed by VA Facilities participating in the Press-Ganey Research Study: RN National Database of Nursing Quality Indicator (NDNQI) RN Survey Research Study

Use of VA Central IRB vs. local IRB for limited IRB review

Additional agreement and review topics related to the RN Survey Research Study

Lead Presenter:  Karen Jeans, PhD, CCRN, CIP; Director of Regulatory Affairs, ORPP&E

Target Audience:  VA Facilities conducting or planning to conduct the NDNQI RN Survey, Investigator and study team members, research committee members, research office staff, and compliance officers.

Webinar details and registration:

VAIRRS How To Series 3:  Insight Reports and Running Macros Focused on Expiration Dates and Continuing Reviews

Date: Tuesday, July 27

Time: 3:00 – 4:00 pm EDT

Purpose: This training session reviews macros- what they are, why they are useful, how to save and run them, while focusing on expiration dates and continuing review data points.

Lead Presenter(s): 

Nelson Vasconcelos, Senior Management Analyst, Goldschmitt and Associates LLC

Angela Foster, PM/COR, VAIRRS and VAEDA

Erica Aulik, MEd, Instructional Designer

Target Audience: Research office staff

Webinar details and registration:


If I'm unable to attend this webinar session, will it be available again?

Webinar sessions are generally only presented live once, unless otherwise indicated. However, all efforts will be made to have webinar sessions recorded and made available in our archive. If you're registered for the session, you will receive an e-mail with the archive link once it becomes available.

How will I receive audio for the webinar session?

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