Forms & Templates


We strive to make it easy to do the right thing.  This page contains everything you need to navigate your research project through the IRB and compliance approval processes.

1.  Get Ready.  Make sure you have completed any required training and FCOI disclosures.  If you are a new investigator or are new to CHR/KPNW, be sure to review the New Investigator Submission Guide first.

New Investigator Submission Guide

Training and Education

Financial Conflict of Interest (FCOI)

2.  Get Set.  Use the below guidance documents to register in IRBNet system and familiarize yourself with the submission process. 

IRB Submission Guidance:  Use the eIRB System - IRBNet

Compliance Submissions:  Email to

3.  Go!  Use the forms, templates, and other resources on this page to assemble your study materials and submit them for review and approval. Check out the last section below for information about ongoing IRB requirements and Quality Improvement Monitoring.

Note:  These forms and templates are also available within the eIRB system.

Note:  These forms and templates are also available within the eIRB system.

Note:  IRB Reliance is complicated.  Make sure you have read through the IRB Reliance page in its entirety before completing any forms.

Express Exemptions

Think your project qualifies for an exemption under the Revised Common Rule?  Try our new pilot process.

InstructionsRequest Form

Revised Common Rule

Effective January 21, 2019

More Information

CHR Employees

Visit the Research Compliance SharePoint site for additional resources, including the discussion board and example submission documents (coming soon).

Looking for Data Commitments or Compliance Manager systems?  Visit the Research Compliance CenterNet site.