Presentation on theme: "NATIONAL ETHICS APPLICATION FORM Version 2 (2007 National Statement) NHMRC - Health & Research Ethics."— Presentation transcript:
NATIONAL ETHICS APPLICATION FORM Version 2 (2007 National Statement) NHMRC - Health & Research Ethics
NEAF v2 Consistent with the 2007 National Statement on Ethical Conduct in Human Research (NHMRC, ARC, AVCC) Outline of presentation What is NEAF? Major changes in the 2007 National Statement Major changes in NEAF v2 Future possibilities and directions
NEAF v2 What is NEAF? NEAF is a web based tool that allows researchers develop and submit ethics applications. It provides a minimum acceptable consistent set of questions that address the ethical considerations in the National Statement. It is intuitive; based on the types of research and participants selected requires different sections of the National Statement to be addressed. Is applicable across all HREC in Australia. NEAF can facilitate multi-centre research.
NEAF v2 Major changes in the 2007 National Statement on Ethical Conduct in Human Research New structure: (1) Values & principles (2) Risk, benefit & consent (3) Considerations relating to methods or fields (4) Considerations relative to participants (5) Processes of governance and review Inclusion of guidance from Supplementary Note 5 Removal of some sections, including collectivities
Administrative Section Ethical Review Section
Limited Disclosure Waiver of Consent
Invite user – editing marks for online version only Editing mark-up
NEAF v2 Transitional arrangements v2.1 is the default template for applications (2007 National Statement) as of 28 August Applications made in the previous version (v1.1) up until 28 August 2008 will remain open for editing until 31 December These will be locked after this time, but can still be opened, printed or exported. All existing accounts and completed applications as of 28 August 2008 will remain active and accessible.
NEAF v2 Questions and discussion Future options Questions about NEAF 2 NHMRC welcomes your feedback on NEAF