The AHRQ Informed Consent and Authorization Toolkit for Minimal Risk Research

Chapter 4. Resources

The AHRQ Informed Consent and Authorization Toolkit for Minimal Risk Research

Other Resources From the Department of Health and Human Services 

Researchers and institutional review board (IRB) officials will also find these resources from the Department of Health and Human Services helpful.

Creating Easy-To-Read Informed Consent Documents

Clear & Simple
National Institutes of Health

Everyday Words for Public Health Communication
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Toolkit for Making Written Material Clear and Effective
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Consent for CDC Research; A Reference for Developing Consent Forms and Oral Scripts
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Patient Education Materials Assessment Tool (PEMAT)
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

Translation and Interpretation

The Guide to Providing Effective Communication and Language Assistance Services
Office of Minority Health

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Guidance

Health Services Research and the HIPAA Privacy Rule
National Institutes of Health

Health Information Privacy: Research (guidelines on HIPAA privacy rules)
Office for Civil Rights

Informed Consent Guidance

Obtaining and Documenting Informed Consent of Subjects Who Do Not Speak English
Office for Human Research Protections

Recommended Guidance on Minimal Risk Research and Informed Consent
Office for Human Research Protections

Informed Consent Checklist
Office for Human Research Protections

Tips on Informed Consent
Office for Human Research Protections

Page last reviewed November 2015
Internet Citation: Chapter 4. Resources. Content last updated November 2015. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/funding/policies/informedconsent/ictoolkit4.html