Beaufort County Community College
(BCCC) IRB operating procedures contain BCCC written guidelines that carry out federal IRB requirements.
Research Review Forms
There are four forms which assist the BCCC IRB determine the type of review needed.
Exempt research review – for projects involving less than minimal risk
and no vulnerable subjects.
Expedited review – for projects involving less than minimal risk.
Full committee review – for projects involving significant risk.
Continuing review – for annual oversight of projects.
Federal regulations require IRB committee member training. IRB members can click on this link to complete training at the time of their appointments. IRB members must then submit a training verification form to the IRB chair indicating they have completed human subjects training.
Other Sources of IRB training and information are
Office for Human Research Protections
National Institute of Health
National Cancer Institute
NOTE: It is Beaufort County Community College’s IRB policy that BCCC employees notify the IRB Chairperson any of the following upon knowledge of such
(1) unanticipated problems involving risks to subjects or others, and (2) serious or continuing noncompliance with the federal regulations or the requirements or determinations of the IRB.