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Evaluation Instrument Documents


Evaluation Instrument for Accreditation
Used to evaluate a Human Research Protection Program. Organizations should use this document to conduct a self-assessment for their Step 1 application.

PDF Evaluation Instrument for Accreditation (May 2019)
PDF Guidance for AAHRPP Organizations that Comply with the Common Rule (June 2018, updated October 2018)


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Procedures and Standards

AAHRPP Accreditation Procedures
Gives an overview of the procedures AAHRPP uses to provide accreditation services.

PDF 7/09/2019

AAHRPP Accreditation Standards 


Application Forms and Guidance

Guidance on Completing the Application and Annual Report Forms
The purpose of this guidance is to assist in the completion of the Application/Annual Report Form.

PDF 7/16/2019

Instructions to Apply for Initial Accreditation and Reaccreditation
Detailed instructions about the application process, including how to conduct a self-assessment and prepare your application package.

PDF 7/17/2019



Application/Annual Report Form

Document to be completed, signed, and included with application package when applying for initial accreditation, reaccreditation, or completing your annual report.
 
RTF 7/16/2019


 

Template for Application Section C
Use this form as a template to create the index of supporting documents (Section C) for your application.

DOCX 7/17/2019


 
Template for Application Section G (Active Protocol List)
Use this spreadsheet as a template to create your active protocol list (Section G) for your application.

XLS 06/01/2011


 
Template for IRB Roster (Section E)
Use this spreadsheet as a template to create your IRB roster (Section E) for your application.

XLS 06/01/2011

 
Template for Worksheet for Key Personnel for VA facility with its own IRB (Section H)

XLS 06/01/2011



Template for Worksheet for Key Personnel for Dedicated Research Site (Section H)

XLS 06/01/2011


 
Template for Worksheet for Key Personnel for Independent IRB (Section H)

XLS 06/01/2011

Template for Worksheet for Key Personnel for University or Hospital (Section H)

XLS 06/01/2011


 
Template for Worksheet for Key Personnel for VA facility without its own IRB (Section H)

XLS 06/01/2011


 
Template for Response to a Draft Site Visit Report and Status Report (Section A)
Use this form as a template for Section A of your response to a Draft Site Visit Report.

RTF 7/17/2019


 
Instructions to Prepare a Response to the Draft Site Visit Report

PDF 7/17/2019


 
Instructions to Prepare a Status Report
 
PDF 7/17/2019


 
Instructions to Prepare an Improvement Plan
 
PDF 7/17/2019


Instructions to Prepare a Request for Full Accreditation
 
PDF   7/17/2019


Instructions for Submitting Materials in Support of Accreditation
 
PDF 12/06/2018


Submission Form
 
RTF   12/18/2012