Continuing Review Facepages (updated 9/20/2019) Continuing Review Narrative Summary of Progress (updated 9/5/2014) , and as applicable, currently approved consent/permission/assent forms and clean consent/permission/assent forms (for re-approval) are to be submitted approximately 45 days prior to the date of study approval expiration as outlined in the approval letter). To avoid a lapse in study approval, it is strongly suggested that the submission process begin 45 days prior to expiration.
It is the PI's responsibility to obtain continuing approval for projects lasting longer than one year. Therefore, the PI's department should maintain internal systems to track when continuing reviews must be submitted. Although e-IRB systems can be useful, they should not be relied upon to avoid lapses in approval (due to volume of data and access by multiple users).