Thanks to a Volunteer Association/Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Foundation Family CARE Grant, renal patients now have access to new tuck-away belts that comfortably and safely house the patient’s catheter, keep it clean between uses, and hold it in the appropriate position on the abdomen. Over 100 belts have been purchased to provide to patients who can’t afford them. As well, aging hemodialysis machines are replaced annually through grants from the Health Sciences Foundation.
Step 1 – The Researcher must submit the following to firstname.lastname@example.org:
Step 2 – The Research Program will review the initial submission to determine whether all requirements for institutional authorization have been met. Requirements are identified based on organizational policies as well as accepted standard guidelines for Good Clinical Practices. The below listed elements of the Research Program review encompass all requirements:
The Research Program will send review requests to the Researcher via email within 5-10 business days of initial submission to ensure any outstanding requirements are addressed.
The following are examples of requests Researchers may receive:
Note: The Research Program will promptly communicate any further requests to the Researcher as they are identified.
Step 3 - The Researcher must address all review requirements communicated by the Research Program. If all requirements are not addressed, or if further requests are identified, the project or project amendment will cycle back through Steps 2 and 3.
Step 4 – When the Researcher has provided the required information or documents, and all Research Program requirements have been satisfied, the project will be recommended for final review and authorization by the EVP Research and Development at TBRHSC. If final requests are identified these will be communicated to the researcher as soon as available, or within 5-10 business days.
Step 5 – Institutional authorization for projects and project amendments is issued via email from the Research Program, (upon approval from the EVP Research and Development). It is the responsibility of the Researcher to ensure authorization is maintained from project initiation to project closure.
The Researcher is obligated to contact the Research Program at email@example.com under the following circumstances: