This document summarizes the topics that need to be addressed in a proposal for human research -- confidentiality, protection of participants from harm, consent, etc. This document was developed in the late 1990's and the consent form guidelines have gone through much revision at Simon's Rock (and, of course, all studies will have their own specific ethical and human subject issues to address), but this provides a good starting point or initial guide.
O'Dwyer, Anne, "Human Research Review (IRB) Template" (2000). Instructional Resources. 8.