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Northwest Missouri State University


Instructions for Submitting Applications for Secondary Approval

Proposals that have been previously approved by the IRB at another institution will be handled in the following manner.

Upon the discretion of the chair, exempt/expedited proposals will be approved subject to the same conditions as those stipulated by the other institution. To approve, the complete IRB proposal, informed consent form, surveys, and any other attachments which were submitted to the initial institution must be submitted to the chair of the Northwest Missouri State University Institutional Review Board. In addition, a copy of the approval letter from the other institution must be submitted as well. The Northwest Missouri State University IRB may request additional information as necessary.

Proposals which were submitted as full review IRB proposals to other institutions will be subject to a full IRB review process at Northwest Missouri State Universityl. The complete IRB proposal, informed consent form, surveys, and any other attachments which were submitted to the initial institution must be submitted to the chair of the Northwest Missouri State University Institutional Review Board. In addition, a copy of the approval letter from the other institution must be submitted as well. The Northwest Missouri State University IRB may request additional information as necessary.