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Category results for: RAMS gif guides

Navigating RAMS-IRB to View Changes Made to a Submission

This RAMS Gif Guide is intended for IRB members who need to conduct reviews of changes that have been made to studies/submissions that are assigned to them at a meeting. This Gif Guide covers how to view changes to the SmartForm as well as changes to documents, and how to compare various versions of the […]

Navigating RAMS-IRB to Make Changes Requested by the IRB

This RAMS Gif Guide is intended for researchers and research teams using the RAMS-IRB system to manage IRB submissions. This guide will walk users through processes required to make changes to a submission that are requested by the IRB, including viewing and responding to reviewer notes, communicating with reviewers/IRB staff, and submitting required changes. You […]

Navigating RAMS-IRB to Conduct Reviews

This RAMS Gif Guide is intended for IRB members who need to conduct reviews of studies/submissions that are assigned to them at a meeting. This Gif Guide covers navigation of the SmartForm, logging reviewer notes, viewing documents, logging public/private comments, and finalizing reviews. To learn how to locate IRB meetings in RAMS-IRB, use this Gif […]

Navigating RAMS-IRB to Locate Your Meeting Attendance

This RAMS Gif Guide is intended for IRB members who wish to locate a history of the meetings they have attended. This may be important for tracking performance and ensuring that you have attended enough meetings to satisfy the requirements for being an IRB member. You can access more RAMS Gif Guides by using the […]

Navigating IRB Meeting Workspaces

This RAMS Gif Guide is intended for IRB members who need to navigate a meeting workspace in order to confirm or decline attendance, view agendas, and access studies on a meeting’s agenda. This is done after a specific meeting is selected in RAMS-IRB. Finding and selecting a specific meeting in RAMS-IRB is covered in a […]

Navigating RAMS-IRB to Locate IRB Meetings

This RAMS Gif Guide is intended for IRB members who wish to locate upcoming IRB meetings in RAMS-IRB, in order to confirm or decline attendance, view agendas, and access studies on the agenda. This Gif Guide covers only how to locate meetings. Navigating a meeting’s workspace (to confirm or decline attendance, view agendas, and access […]

Navigating RAMS-IRB to Create and Navigate Through New Studies

This RAMS Gif Guide is intended for researchers and research teams using the RAMS-IRB system to manage IRB submissions. This guide will walk users through the process of creating a new study, various methods for navigating through a study, and how to submit a study to the IRB for review. You can access more RAMS […]

Navigating RAMS-IRB to Add, Remove, and Update Documents

This RAMS Gif Guide is intended for researchers and research teams using the RAMS-IRB system to manage IRB submissions. This guide will walk users through the steps in RAMS-IRB necessary to manage documents, including adding, removing, and updating documents. At the end of this post are general document management tips. You can access more RAMS […]

Navigating RAMS-IRB to Locate My Studies

This RAMS Gif Guide is intended for researchers and research teams using the RAMS-IRB system to manage IRB submissions. This guide will walk users through different methods of locating the user’s own studies in various states within RAMS-IRB. Please note that only studies for which you are listed as a PI and/or an “Editor” will […]

Navigating RAMS-IRB to Perform Department Reviews

This RAMS Gif Guide is intended for those who perform department reviews. This guide will walk users through the processes needed to perform a department review, including navigation, reviewer note functions, and accessing documents. This guide only covers the technical aspects of navigating RAMS-IRB to conduct department reviews. If you require guidance on the scope […]

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