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Policies, Procedures and Guidance

GUIDANCE Electronic Informed Consent

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This document provides guidance on the use of electronic systems and process to obtain informed consent.

Change Notes

Clarify consent material requirements; Add requirement for HSD approval for use of e-signature for UW research reviewed by an external IRB; Add DocuSign as valid tool for capturing HIPAA authorization e-signatures; Add new requirements for use of ‘Other’ e-signature systems – 03.25.2021
Addition of REDCap as option for e-consent – 10.15.2020