A new SCI SOP “Assenting Pediatric Research Participants” will be effective on 24 October 2022.
This new SOP describes the procedure for assenting children (generally 7-17 years old) to research. Please note the parental consent/legally authorized representative (LAR) process is described in the SCI SOP “Consenting Research Participants and Legally Authorized Representatives.”
Please attend the CCTO All Staff meeting on 20 October 2022 when training will be provided. In addition, training will be provided within CRGs that work with pediatric research participants.
If this SOP is applicable to your work, please review this SOP prior to the effective date of 24 October 2022 at https://med.stanford.edu/ccto/services/regulatory.html#sops and attest to your mastery of the information in the SOP confirmation form available on the same webpage.
Questions regarding this SOP should be directed to DSMC-Quality@stanford.edu