When your study is approved by the IRB, an activity called Finalize Documents embeds information about the IRB, the approval date, and the version of the study's informed consent documentation. In order for this information to be embedded in your informed consent, merge fields must be present in your informed consent documents.
IRBMED - Download this template (link to DOC) to draft your informed consent documents. The template contains the required fields in the header of the document. You can read more information about using the IRBMED template on the IRBMED website.
IRB-BehavSci and IRB-Health - Download this document (link to DOC) to draft your informed consent documents. The template contains the merge fields in the footer of the document.
IRB-Flint - Guidelines for drafting your Informed Consent are available on the IRB-Flint website.
IRB-Dearborn - To request a template or download example consent forms, see the IRB-Dearborn website.
For more information and guidance about informed consent documentation, see the Guidelines for the appropriate IRB.