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Institutional Review Board (IRB): Sample Protocols

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email icon Email us at irb@ncu.edu and CC your dissertation chair

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CITI Program

Creating a Protocol

The protocol is a detailed guide beginning with the greeting you will use, consent check, questions you will ask, how you will prompt for more detail when a question is answered, and your concluding statements as you wrap up the interview. Think in terms of a recipe for interviews that ensures the interviews are conducted the same way with each participant.

Click here for examples of Research Protocols.