Noncompliance Reporting and FOIA - May 2017

Audience: IACUC members

Goals:
  • Understand the concept of noncompliance and how and why we report
  • Understand the impact of the Freedom of Information Act as it relates to noncompliance reporting
Objectives:
  • Define noncompliance
  • Assess whether events are noncompliant
  • Outline noncompliance reporting requirements of OLAW & USDA
  • Predict possible outcomes of reporting noncompliance
  • Justify why we report noncompliance
  • Recognize appropriate content of a noncompliance report and what can make it FOIA ready
Module Developers: Marilyn Brown, Jessi Kittel, Jane Na, David Powell, Bridget Watson
 
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Submit comments or questions to olawdpe@mail.nih.gov.

Departures - May 2017

Audience: IACUC members

Goal: Understanding Guide departures and to appropriately report findings to address institutional regulatory burden.

Objectives:
  • Define must, should, or may
  • Identify an IACUC approved departure, exception or a validated performance standard
  • Categorize the status of a finding as not a departure, an approved departure, or noncompliance
  • Determine the appropriate reporting requirements for a departure
Module Developers: Gretchen Hundertmark, Kari Koszdin, Kirk Lubick, Dawn O-Connor
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Submit comments or questions to olawdpe@mail.nih.gov.

Advance Notice of Transition to the xTRACT System for Preparing Research Training Data Tables

NOT-OD-18-133  Beginning with RPPRs due on or after October 1, 2019 and applications submitted for due dates on or after January 25, 2020, NIH anticipates that it will mandate that required training data tables submitted with T32, TL1, T90/R90, and T15 applications and progress reports be created via the xTRACT system. Learn more about xTRACT.
 

USDA AWIC Workshop: March 13-14, Beltsville, MD

Meeting the Information Requirements of the Animal Welfare Act: A Workshop
March 13-14, 2018 | Beltsville, MD

The USDA Animal Welfare Information Center (AWIC) teaches a one and a half day workshop at the National Agricultural Library (NAL) in Beltsville, MD, for individuals who are responsible for providing information to meet the requirements of the Animal Welfare Act (AWA). The workshop is targeted for principal investigators, members of IACUCs, information providers, administrators of animal use programs, and veterinarians.

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