This template is meant to be used in conjunction with the subheadings to the right . These subheadings are derived from the section of the federal regulations that outlines the required criteria for consent (45CFR46.116).
When drafting a consent form, (1) use lay language, (2) write it as you would explain it orally to the participant, (3) address the subjects in the second person (i.e., "you")
Italicized text in this document represents exact wording to be included in the form. Non-italicized text represents instructions to be followed.
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