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What common mistakes are made in myIRB applications?

-myIRB profile is incomplete or human subjects training (CITI) has not been completed.

-The IRB stamp is missing from recruitment and consent documents

-Consent and recruitment documents are not saved in Rich Text Format (RTF).

-The assurance document is not signed by the appropriate individuals.

-Consent/assent documents do not follow the templates available in myIRB

-Consent/assent documents are too technical for potential subjects.

-There is inconsistent information between the application, consent, or recruitment documents.

-The IRB cannot understand the rationale for changes because the modifications are not adequately described