UW Research

Informed Consent Resources

Below are several HSD-recommended resources for learning more about designing a participant focused consent process and form.


Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP)

Checklist for Writing and Reviewing Consent Forms

Tutorial Resource List

This 90 minute interactive tutorial is an excellent overview of how to achieve a participant focused consent and is in line with HSD expectations and guidance. There is an option to pick up where you left off if you prefer to complete it in multiple sessions.


Guidance for how to optimize Key Information to facilitate participant understanding.

A 5-minute video on how to incorporate plain language into consent.

Tools for assessing consent comprehension.

HSD E-consent Tutorial

This short, interactive tutorial provides an overview of e-consent including practical tips and real life examples.

Translation Services

Information about possible translation services can be found in our Consent Guidance.